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Disney Live Entertainment Costumer Intern, Spring 2024

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 Costume Production & Sustainment and Costume Production & Development Costumers are responsible for the development of new character and entertainment costumes by taking designer’s renderings from concept to fruition. They also handle the replenishment and sustainment of existing costumes. Costumers source fabrics and commodities, create work orders and purchase orders, facilitate fittings, manage budgets and work with vendors and various partners.  They troubleshoot challenges related to costumes and provide customer support to talent and operating partners.

A Day in the Life…  

  • Research and facilitate the manufacturing of new and replacement Entertainment costumes 
  • Partner with Entertainment and Costuming Operations to ensure costume quality and design is consistently maintained
  • Coordinate fittings with Entertainment and Workroom personnel
  • Interact daily with Entertainment Show Producers, Directors, Designers, and Entertainment and Costuming Operating Managers

What we are looking for… 

  • Experienced in the Theater, Film or Fashion Industry
  • Proven planning and organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Computer proficiency in programs such as Excel, OneNote, PhotoShop, Ilustrator and Smartsheet as well as willingness to learn new programs
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Demonstrated strong partnering skills
  • Ability to work well with cross-functional teams and vendors

Preferred Education:

  • Senior Level Undergraduate or Graduate program in Costume Design Production preferred working to attain a degree in Costuming, Costume or Apparel Design, Textiles, Fashion Merchandising, Fashion Design, Fine Arts or equivalent

Materials Required:

  • Portfolio either PDF or link to website listed on resume

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 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