Epcot Science Internship

Hiring Organization: Walt Disney World
Employment type: Internship
Job Location: Orlando, FL
Application Deadline: April 25, 2019

Be a part of a transformative team and culture…

The Agricultural Sciences team, part of Disney’s Animals, Science & Environment, offers Professional Internships designed to provide qualified college students with the opportunity for hands-on work experience in the unique growing areas that are part of Living with The Land, an agricultural attraction at Epcot®.

Responsibilities:

Maintain a high-quality greenhouse show of over 150 hydroponically-grown food crops from all over the globe. Propagate, transplant, irrigate, prune and harvest a wide variety of plants.
Provide show-quality maintenance and general cleanup: washing, raking and sweeping greenhouse areas.
Lead daily informative and interactive Guest tours through the greenhouses, labs and aquaculture facility.
Staff the Behind the Seeds Tour desk at Epcot to promote the tour, sign Guests up for the tour, sell plant-related merchandise and answer general Guest questions.

Basic Qualifications:

What You Bring to the Role:

  • Strong interest in working with food crops in greenhouses
  • Must have a valid U.S. Driver's License
  • Operating a company vehicle is required for this role. Candidate must be willing and able to operate a company vehicle under inclement weather, including minimal lighting

Required Education

  • College student or recent college graduate Graduate level students are not eligible for this internship
  • Applicable background and/or major in Plant Science, Horticulture, Food Crops, Biology, or related major.
  • Minimum grade point average of 2.0

Additional Information:

  • Required Materials:
    • Résumé (outlining all of your required qualifications)
    • College transcripts (official or unofficial)

Please attach a cover letter to tell us a bit more about your passion for this field, and how you have cultivated this passion in your field to date to prepare for your future career
 

Internship Eligibility:

  • 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 must have graduated from a college/university within 6 months 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
  • Must provide full work availability
  • Must provide own transportation to/from work
  • Current Active Disney cast members must meet Professional Internship transfer guidelines (for Walt Disney World cast members this is no more than four points and one reprimand in the last six months; for Disneyland cast members this is six months of consecutive service and a performance record clear of any disciplinary issues (warnings, suspensions, etc.) for at least six months)
     

Program Length:

The approximate dates of this internship are June 2019 - January 2020. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.

Housing:

A limited amount of company-sponsored housing is available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

 

How to Apply:

  • Go to http://disneyinterns.com/science. Search for Agricultural Sciences. Select the internship(s) you are interested in applying for, and fill out the application(s).
  • On your application, please upload your resume, cover letter and current transcripts (including your name, cumulative GPA, and any courses you are currently taking).
  • Call or email us with any questions.
  • Telephone: (407) 560-7256
  • Email: wdw.epcot.science.internship@disney.com
  • For more information, please click here.
Apply
Michigan State University Michigan State University Close Menu button Menu and Search button Open Close