Department ofComputer Science & Computer Engineering

Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Online Internship

Software Engineer in Seattle, WA

Application Deadline: February 23, 2014


Company Overview:

Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Online (WDPRO), a division of the Walt Disney Company, creates world-class immersive experiences for premier vacation brands including Walt Disney World, Disneyland Resort, Hong Kong Disneyland, Disney Cruise Line, and Adventures by Disney. WDPRO has offices in Los Angeles, Anaheim, Hong Kong, and Orlando where we design and develop results-driven online applications and marketing web sites.

Role Overview

Walt Disney Parks & Resorts Online is looking for the best technical talent to design and deliver Disney websites and digital services. This position supports the Walt Disney World suite of web applications. The individual for this position should have a passion for analysis, design, implementation and testing of application software. A Software Engineering intern should be capable of working as an individual contributor on a team and open to learning new technologies. Critical thinking, documentation, communication, project leadership and pride in work are all skills critical to success in this role.  Internship runs from May/June 2014 through August/September 2014.

Required Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a 4 year program at the Junior or Senior level, in Computer Science, Digital Media or related degree
  • A solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms and software design
  • Programming experience or course work in one or more of the following: C/C++, Java, Python, PHP or JavaScript/AJAX
  • Interest in object-oriented programming with an understanding of design principles
  • Knowledge of the software development life cycle
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Excellent teamwork skills and ability to assist other team members in problem-solving
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to be highly flexible to quickly changing business needs and new technologies

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with version control systems such as Subversion, Perforce, GIT, etc., Facebook, Google+, iOS, or Android development experience
  • Job Posting Industries
  • Digital / Interactive
  • Leisure and Travel
  • Online

To apply for this internship in Seattle, refer to Disney Professional Internships.