Glendale, CA, United States
Engineering, Internship, Design
What we’re looking for…
A Sustainable Design & Engineering intern to work within the department that is responsible for analyzing and integrating sustainability opportunities into design and engineering projects. The Sustainability team is part of WDI Environmental Design & Engineering Studio. This Studio provides the comprehensive and long-term planning services that educate, inform, and guide our domestic business partners and global portfolio leaders.
What we're looking for...
This intern will be primarily responsible for assisting with sustainable design integration within WDI, including supporting projects in identifying and evaluating sustainability-related technologies and inspiring individuals to generate solutions for their disciplines. This role requires applying sustainability science to decision making to ensure ongoing improvement of the environmental impacts of the products we design, build, and operate.
Basic Qualifications :
Broad understanding of sustainable design and the multi-disciplinary nature of sustainability
Willingness to conduct extensive research and experiment creatively to find solutions and recognize when re-direction is required
Experience researching green design alternatives and design for environment opportunities for integration into new designs
Experience analyzing energy, water and/or resource conservation measures
Experience in energy and/or environmental economics
Ability to analyze and translate complex environmental findings (waste, water resources management, climate change and renewable energy) into common sense communications
Strong technical and analytical skills
Experience in data science and analytics
Proficient in data analytics tools (e.g. Power BI, Tableau)
Proficient in Apple Keynote and MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Basic computer programming knowledge and ability to quickly learn new software tools
Effective written and oral communication skills
Ability to create effective presentations and deliver them to diverse audiences with differing communication styles
Experience working with collaborative teams managing and completing project deliverables
Self-starter with positive attitude and strong work ethic
Experience using energy modeling software (e.g. IESVE, TRACE 700, EnergyPro, eQuest, EnergyGauge)
Experience using 3D modeling software (e.g. SketchUp, SolidWorks, Revit, AutoCAD)
Familiarity with local jurisdiction building codes (e.g. ASHRAE 90.1, California Title-24, Florida Building Code)
Thorough knowledge of building science and green building rating systems (e.g. LEED, BREEAM, China Three Star (GBEL))
Experience performing environmental life-cycle assessments (LCA) and financial life-cycle cost analysis (LCCA)
Experience using LCA tools (e.g. GaBi, SimaPro, openLCA)
Ability to perform LCA and LCCA in more than one product area, particularly of complex or diverse systems
Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator)
Required Education :
Currently enrolled as a Junior or higher, or graduated within the past 6 months, from an accredited college/university, earning a degree majoring in a scientific, engineering, economics, environmental studies or architecture field.
Preferred Education :
Continued education and/or advanced studies in a scientific, engineering, economics, business, environmental studies or architecture field.
Additional Information :
College transcripts (official or unofficial) - Please upload your transcript while completing the online application
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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 the past 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)
The approximate dates of this internship are January 2019 through June 2019. Interns must be fully available for the duration of the internship.
Job ID: 645890BR
Job Posting Company: Parks, Experiences and Products
Website : http://disney.com/
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with five business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media.