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Environmental Sustainability Analyst Graduate Intern, Summer/Fall 2024

Burbank, CA

At Disney, we believe that there are no limits to where creativity and imagination can take us. Our unique approach to citizenship is rooted in the entertainment that we create, providing us with an opportunity to encourage audiences everywhere to join us in taking action and caring for the world we share. At the core of our citizenship mission, we strive to conduct our business ethically and promote happiness and well-being for all.


Our dedication to environmental stewardship focuses on using resources wisely and protecting the planet as we operate and grow our business. Environmental Sustainability, part of the Disney Enterprise Social Responsibility, is accountable for supporting Disney's focus on its environmental goals.


If hired, you will report to the Program Manager, Environmental Metrics & Reporting.


What You Will Do

You will support the group responsible for the ongoing development of Disney’s environmental footprint assessment through collaboration with business units to build metrics and processes that will enable the company to achieve ambitious goals to reduce its environmental impact.


Current projects include conducting greenhouse gas emissions, water, waste, and material inventories enterprise-wide; developing strategies to reduce our environmental footprint; evaluating new project designs for sustainability; and researching emerging environmental sustainability issues.

  • Support environmental database including configuration of the system, visual dashboards, metric development, and creation of custom reports to provide progress updates to various internal business unit partners
  • Assist with quarterly environmental data collection
  • Support analysis of environmental impacts in the company’s value chain
  • Support water stewardship program
  • Assist in monitoring project portfolio, including but not limited to coordinating communications with external organizations, reviewing project updates, updating relevant supporting materials
  • Support communication efforts: preparation of quarterly reports, data analysis, summaries, presentations, benchmarking, coordinate updates to website
  • Support the creation of visual and media assets for environmental initiatives
  • Monitor the developments in domestic and international carbon markets, climate and water issues
  • Create briefs on key environmental issues impacting climate, water, waste, manufacturing
  • Assist in various research and team projects as they arise


Required Qualifications & Skills

  • Strong technical and analytical skills, with experience collecting, validating, analyzing, reporting, and summarizing data.
  • Expert user of Excel (pivot tables, charts, formulas)
  • Strong skills in process management, documentation, and strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent ability to create organized, comprehensive, and clear briefs
  • Experience with sustainability, climate change, corporate citizenship, and environmental issues (regulations, developing legislation, industry trends)
  • Familiarity with organizations working in the CSR space (i.e. environmental NGOs, non-profits, thought leaders)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Interested in applying an analytical education to environmental issues; such as waste, water resources management, and climate change


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working on supply chain engagement and energy markets
  • Proficiency in Photoshop or similar tools and experience in graphic design for infographics or presentations
  • Experience with Tableau or Power BI
  • Familiarity with carbon markets, financial instruments, and environmental data reporting frameworks


Education

Currently enrolled as a Graduate level student, or graduated within six (6) months of application submission, with a master's degree in engineering, environmental science & management, forestry, ecology, sustainability, communications, computer science, or data analytics


Eligibility Requirements & Program Information

Candidates for this opportunity MUST meet all of the below requirements:

  • Be enrolled in an accredited college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) before participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within 6 months at the time of application posting OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Internship
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Possess unrestricted work authorization
  • Have not completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or Disney College Program


Additional Information

  • The approximate dates of this internship are June 2024 – January 2025
  • This internship is located in Burbank, CA
  • Fully available to work full-time hours (approximately 40 hours per week) for the duration of the internship
  • Able to provide own housing and provide/have reliable transportation to/from work


Disability accommodation for employment applications


The Walt Disney Company and its Affiliated Companies are Equal Employment Opportunity employers and welcome all job seekers including individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities.


If you have a disability and believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or apply for a position, email [email protected] with your request. This email address is not for general employment inquiries or correspondence. We will only respond to those requests that are related to the accessibility of the online application system due to a disability.


The Walt Disney Company 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.


The pay rate for this role in California is $30.40 per hour. Select benefits may be provided as part of the compensation package, such as medical, financial, and/or other benefits. To learn more about our benefits visit: https://jobs.disneycareers.com/benefits.


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. 


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: Disney Entertainment, ESPN, Disney Parks, and Experiences and Products. 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 TWDC Enterprises 18 Corp., which is part of a business we call The Walt Disney Company (Corporate).


TWDC Enterprises 18 Corp. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by federal, state or local law. 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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