Disney – Graduate Data Analytics Intern, Remote, Spring 2022

Job Summary:

The Disney Decision Science and Integration (DDSI) team supports clients across The Walt Disney Company, including Disney Parks, Experiences and Products, Disney Cruise Line, Media Networks (i.e. ABC, ESPN), Studio Entertainment, Disney Theatrical Group (e.g., Broadway shows), and Disney Interactive Media in the core competencies of yield management, revenue planning, forecasting, pricing, and optimization. Key partners to the DDSI organization include Marketing, Finance, Business Development, Research, and Operations. Roles within DDSI develop, analyze, and execute strategies to maximize profitability and improve the value proposition for our Guests, Cast Members, and Shareholders.

We Are…

The Data Analytics consulting team leverages technology, data analytics, optimization, statistical and econometric modeling to explore opportunities, shape business decisions and drive business value. Candidates should have a natural curiosity to understand the “why” behind business performance, take a proactive role in problem-solving, be results oriented, be able to prioritize and be a team player in a collaborative environment.

Responsibilities:

Make an Impact by supporting marketing, distribution, finance, and supply chain projects that create a strong return on Company investments. The interns help in this process by:

  • Collecting, validating and maintaining data in R, Python and/or SAS or DBeaver
  • Generating periodic and ad hoc forecasts, while maintaining results
  • Applying analytics to address marketing and finance business questions
  • Developing analytical solutions for cross-segment clients
  • Maintaining technical system documentation
  • Performing industry research and benchmark analysis
  • Preparing client deliverables

Basic Qualifications:

What You Bring to the Role…

  • Strategic problem solving & analytical skills
  • Proven proficiency with SQL, Python, R, or SAS to perform data manipulation or modeling
  • Basic understanding of Tableau
  • Statistics or Econometrics background
  • Experience collecting & analyzing data and reporting on the results
  • Excellent oral/written communication skills to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Intense attention to detail
  • Ability to adapt in a rapidly changing business environment and manage multiple competing priorities
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to work well independently, but also in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated experience with Tableau or similar data visualization tools
  • Knowledge of forecasting methods and techniques
  • Previous work experience in statistics, statistical analysis, including hypothesis formulation, experimental design, significance-setting and post experiment analysis
  • Experience in retail, eCommerce, consumer products and/or merchandising

Required Education

  • Currently enrolled Master’s student pursuing degree in Analytics, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Operation Research, or a related quantitative field at an accredited college or university
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher

Additional Information:

Eligibility Requirements:

This position will be working remotely.

  • At the time of application, must be enrolled in an accredited college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program
  • Must possess unrestricted work authorization
  • Program Dates: Interns must be fully available, full-time, 40 hours per week, from January to June 2022
  • Required Materials: Resume and transcripts must be uploaded at time of online application

Application Deadline: November 17, 2021 (Applications accepted on a rolling basis.)

  • Required Materials: Resume and transcripts must be uploaded at time of online application

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About The Walt Disney Company (Corporate):

At Disney Corporate you can see how the businesses behind the Company’s powerful brands come together to create the most innovative, far-reaching and admired entertainment company in the world. As a member of a corporate team, you’ll work with world-class leaders driving the strategies that keep The Walt Disney Company at the leading edge of entertainment. See and be seen by other innovative thinkers as you enable the greatest storytellers in the world to create memories for millions of families around the globe.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney Worldwide Services, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).

Disney Worldwide Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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