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Internship – Art & Design Scenic Development (Summer 2023)

Summer 2023 Semester:
  • Applications Close: March 3rd, 2023, at 11:55PM ET. Submit your application as soon as possible – don’t delay!
  • Program Dates: Approximately May 2023 – August 2023

JOB SUMMARY: Support the Art & Design studio with related activities for Marquee projects, corporate events, and theme park entertainment venues. Develop a solid understanding of themed entertainment design and production from concept to completion. Gain an understanding of the diverse roles within Art & Design and how they interact and work together to achieve a successful outcome/ product.

  • Assists with Set/Scenic design, graphic design, set dressing, prop fabrication, production logistics.
  • Develops costume/character design, prosthetics, and makeup design.
  • Produces writing, story/theme development, and show direction.
  • Assists with project fieldwork and install/strike, décor projects, and designers and art supervisors as needed.
  • Attends production logistics meetings regularly.
  • Researches and creates reference materials for various projects.
  • Assists more closely with various teams based off career interest, such as: set/scenic design, graphic design, set dressing, costume/prop fabrication, prosthetics/makeup fabrication, and show direction.
  • Understands and actively participates in Environmental, Health & Safety responsibilities by following established UO policy, procedures, training, and Team Member involvement activities.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • In pursuit of an Associate, Bachelor or Graduate degree at an Accredited Institution with current class standing of Junior or above.
  • Recent graduates will not be eligible for this program.
  • Minimum cumulative 3.0 GPA is preferred.
  • An official transcript may be required upon request.
  • Preferred majors include: Theater, Film.
  • Preferred coursework completed: Scenic Design, Design.

EXPERIENCE: Prior internship experience related to position is preferred.

Preferable skills for success in role include but not limited to:
  • Preferred experience with Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Preferred experience in live theater, film, and television production.
  • Must be efficient in Microsoft Office Programs including, but not limited to: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, problem-solving abilities and organization.
  • Exceptional attention to detail.
  • Superior written & verbal communication skills.
  • Work in a fast-paced environment and adhere to deadlines.
  • Ability to work autonomously and/or in teams.
  • Consistent attendance.

Please note the following:
  • This internship will be an in-person experience, based in our Orlando offices.
  • Interns must be currently pursuing a degree at an accredited university, and must have a graduation date later than August 2023.
  • Universal Orlando does not provide housing. Interns are responsible for their own housing and transportation.
  • In addition to all of our internships being paid, you may be eligible for financial assistance towards housing if applicable. Specific details about eligibility would be provided at the time of offer.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Universal is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Universal Orlando via-email, the Internet or in any form and/or method without a valid written Statement of Work in place for this position from Universal Orlando HR/Recruitment will be deemed the sole property of Universal Orlando. No fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Universal Orlando as a result of the referral or through other means.

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