Animal Programs-Conservation Education Presenter Internship- Spring 19

  • Walt Disney Company
  • Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park, Osceola Parkway, Orlando, FL, USA
  • Aug 22, 2018
Internship- Paid Communication - Public Outreach Conservation/ Natural Resources Environmental Education - Interpretation Wildlife - Endangered Species - Biodiversity

Job Description

Job Summary:

Conservation Education Presenter Internship – Spring 2019
Disney’s Animal Kingdom Theme Park and Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge

Be a part of a transformative team and culture…
As a Conservation Education Presenter at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, you will inspire future generations to take action. As part of a high-energy, fast-paced front-line team you will engage with Guests of all ages as they discover the magic of nature.

Responsibilities:

  • Actively invite Guests to connect with animals and conservation topics at Wilderness Explorer Troop Leader locations andselect animal habitatsthroughout the park
  • Empower thousands of Guests to positively impact wildlife and take conservation action
  • Share natural history and animal behavior information using fun and engaging interpretive techniques
  • No direct animal contact takes place in this role.

Basic Qualifications:

What You Bring to the Role:

  • Personal passion for wildlife conservation, as well as a passion for sharing insight and knowledge of wildlife conservation with others
  • Demonstrated strong conservation and environmental knowledge
  • Strong interpersonal skills including previous experience working with children and families
  • Knowledge and passion for sharing science-related information in a learning environment (classroom, zoo, aquarium, museum, camp, nature center, etc.)
  • Ability to regularly work weekends and holidays, outdoors for 6+ hours per day, and in all weather conditions including extreme heat and rain

Preferred Qualifications:

The Intern’s preferred qualifications include:

  • Proven ability to work as part of ahigh performance team and in a feedback-rich environment
  • Excellent problem-solving abilities and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to speak more than one language

Required Education

  • Required Education:
  • Currently enrolled in a college/university or recent college graduate
  • Life or Environmental Sciences, Environmental Policy, Biology, Zoology, Education, Recreation, Communications or related major
  • Minimum grade point average of 2.0

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 January 2019 - June 2019. 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.

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Job Level

Entry-level  

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