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Disney Live Entertainment Costuming Materials Engineer Intern, Summer/Fall 2023


Disney Live Entertainment Costuming Materials Engineer Intern, Summer/Fall 2023

• Intern Level


The Costuming Materials Engineer Intern supports research and testing of materials for costumes which are utilized throughout Walt Disney Parks and Resorts.

Category Costume designer/stylist  Production Assistant 
Location Orlando, Florida Area
Time Period 6 Months
Posted Date Feb 02, 2023
Start Date Jun 12, 2023
End Date Jan 12, 2024

Job Description

A Day in the Life…  
  • Participate in product design of costume components and provide expertise in comparing attributes of both traditional materials (composites, plastics, etc.) and new materials (foams, etc.)
  • Research new materials for product improvement, assist with testing of materials, summarize test results, and prepare material performance specifications
  • Participate in material selections during development process and work with manufacturing teams to implement new materials and process changes
What we are looking for… 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of a wide variety of composites, plastics, foams and similar materials
  • Proven familiarity with techniques for reformulation, molding, lay-up, and shaping
  • Proven familiarity with human factors engineering and ergonomics
  • Proven knowledge of alternative finishes and textiles
  • Willingness to learn and work with many different methods of construction that are unique to Creative Costuming
  • Demonstrated planning and organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Demonstrated strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated strong partnering skills
  • Ability to be flexible with work schedule
Preferred Education:
  • Senior Level Undergraduate or Graduate program students preferred
  • Currently earning a college/university degree in Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related field
Internship Eligibility:
  • At the time of application, must be enrolled in a college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR have graduated from college within the past six months OR be 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
  • ​Candidates must be fully available to work full time any time including days, nights, weekends, and holidays for the duration of the internship
  • Must have reliable transportation to/from work​
  • Must be compliant with The Disney Look appearance guidelines
Program Length: The approximate dates of this internship are June 2023 through January 2024

Florida Housing: We provide limited housing opportunities for Florida Based Professional Interns through American Campus Communities.

Job Type Intern 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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