Disney Internships UK Programme

Disney Internship UK Programme Snapshot

Applications Closed

12-month internship programme beginning Summer 2024

Candidates must be able to work in our Hammersmith, London office, on-site four days per week

Candidates must have the right to work in the UK

Be You. Be Here. Be Part of the Story. Disney Internships. The Walt Disney Company Europe, Middle East & Africa

During our internship programme, you will have a fantastic opportunity to supplement your university degree with a 12-month work placement in one of our world-class business functions. Whether you cultivate relationships with clients in sales, lend your analytical expertise to finance, or harness your creative talents in products and licensing, you'll help us create stories that are truly remarkable.

As part of your internship, you will get access to the Disney Intern Development Programme — a curated learning pathway for interns incorporating on-demand, instructor-led, and project-based learning elements designed to support you and your development as a Disney Intern.

Our invaluable Internship scheme will put your education to work and give you the cutting-edge skills and experience to build your future career. We’ll train you and give you every opportunity – the rest is up to you. This is Disney, where dreams and career aspirations can come true!

Disney Internships UK Programme Requirements

To be eligible for the internship programme you must meet the below criteria: 

Undergraduate returning to full-time education in Autumn 2025 

Available to start working full-time in June 2024

The right to work in the UK

Interested in the area you're applying to whether this is through your studies, experiences or extra-curricular activities

Disney Internships UK Programme Timeline


    Applications open and screenings begin


    You will receive a blended online assessment to complete 


    Managers will get in contact to discuss your application in further detail

  • SUMMER 2024

    Start of programme

Disney Internships UK Programme Benefits

Professional Development

  • Develop workplace skills and experience to build the foundations for your future career
  • Constructive on-the-job training
  • Companywide learning and development initiatives
  • Learn how decisions and actions are made within a global business environment
  • Take on real responsibility and become an essential part of an encouraging team

Intern Community

  • Support and network of a large community of interns

Business Employee Resource Group

  • Access to join and support our BERGs ranging from WOMEN @ Disney, Disney DIVERSITY, Disney PRIDE, our disability & neurodiversity focused group - ENABLED and our Mental Health & Wellbeing Group – TRUST

Annual Salary: £23,500

25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)

Discounts and Perks

  • Discount on designated Disney products, resort food and beverage and ticketing

Well-being Resources

  • There are tools and techniques available through Unmind to support your health and well-being
  • Employee Assistance Programme which you can access support on a wide range of issues. This service is free for you to use and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week

Opportunity to select eye care, flu vouchers and season ticket loan


"The people make ALL the difference at Disney. Everyone is friendly and welcoming, and teams are inclusive and encourage you to be the best version of yourself."

- Sanjana, Acting Senior Finance Analyst (Disney Intern UK 2017 - 2018)

“As an animation intern, I’ve made strides in my own personal journey as an artist and made connections with people I admire in the industry.”

- Bibechana, Disney Intern UK (2022 - 2023)

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“It’s important to know that the person you are at the start of an internship isn’t the same as at the end of it, and that’s a really good thing! You’re there to learn and grow, you’re not just there to do a job.”

- Nik, Video Producer (Disney Intern, UK)

Disney Internships UK Programme FAQ

These are frequently asked questions about the Disney Internships UK Programme. For assessment hints and tips, please visit this blog post.

How do I notify you if I require adjustments/assistance with the recruitment process?

  • Please email Recruitment.London@disney.com with the adjustments/assistance you require. A member of our Early Careers team will get in touch to discuss and support you with this. 

Can I submit more than one application at once?

  • No, you are only allowed to submit one application. Therefore, please ensure that you spend time reviewing the information on this website to ensure that you apply to the programme that motivates you most.

What is the working pattern at The Walt Disney Company?

  • We operate a four-day onsite model. If you require flexible working arrangements this can be discussed at point of offer.  

Does The Walt Disney Company pay interns?

  • The Walt Disney Company pays interns who are part of the Disney Internship UK Programme.
    • Pay Rate: £23,500

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