Disney Live Entertainment Audio System Design Intern, Spring 2024

Job #5408

Job Type Internship
Location Kissimmee, Florida
Field Sound Design & Technology
Post Date Sep 8, 2023
Salary $17.75 per hour

Be a part of an innovative team and culture…

Through innovative storytelling and a culture of collaboration, Disney Live Entertainment creates, produces, and delivers remarkable and engaging entertainment experiences. From the intimate to the spectacular, our work can be seen at Disney theme parks, resort hotels, cruise ships, and other locations the world over. This diverse team – representing a wide variety of disciplines and talents from technical directors, writers, and lighting designers to choreographers, cosmetologists, and music producers – brings magical worlds to life through technical expertise, performance excellence, incomparable ingenuity, unparalleled spectacle… and a dash of pixie dust.

The Audio System Design Team is responsible for the development of audio systems that help to tell the stories of our live show offerings including parades, stage shows and special events on and off the Disney property, and on-board the Disney Cruise Line.

We are looking for an experienced individual with an innovative mind-set and a passion for Disney quality and Magical creativity. We are seeking a motivated individual who will ensure that the Disney standards are reflected consistently in all design & technical materials.


A Day in the Life…

• Supporting the Audio System Designers in the technical and creative production process, including
producing documentation, design intent and audio drawings
• Utilizing a variety of programs including AutoCAD, Q-Sys Designer, SMAART, and speaker prediction
• Assisting with design and technical research
• Partnering with cross-functional teams including designers, safety teams, production teams and
facility teams
• Assisting with prioritization, organization and problem-solving during installation, and delivery of a
variety of projects
• Attending and contributing at Disney Live Entertainment seminars and meetings

What we are looking for…

• Excellent oral/written communication and interpersonal skills
• Knowledge of audio technology and equipment
• Creative problem-solving skills
• Ability to learn new software applications as appropriate.
• Familiarity with the Entertainment industry and a creative background
• Demonstrated proficiency with general computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel

Required Education:

• Junior, senior, or recent graduate pursuing a degree in Theater (technical) or related field
Preferred Education:
• Earning or completing MFA in Theater (technical) 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 6-month internship are January 2024 through June 2024

Florida Housing: We provide limited housing opportunities for Florida Based Professional Interns through American Campus Communities, for more information click here