Congratulations on accepting your Disney Professional Internship offer! Now that you have accepted your offer, please review the general timeline of upcoming communication, paperwork, and next steps in order to prepare for your arrival date.
Request for Additional Information: 24 hours after your offer
An email will be sent to you to provide additional information. This step must be completed before we send you the link to complete your background check or start your New Hire Portal Paperwork.
Background Check: < 90 days before your start date
You will receive an email to create an account and complete a background check through our background partner, Accurate. Background results must be received before your arrival date; please complete this step as soon as possible after you receive the email from a Disney mailbox. Please check your inbox and spam folders.
***If you’ve lived outside the United States for more than six consecutive months within the past five years, your background check may take longer to complete.
New Hire Portal Paperwork, I-9 Documentation, and ID Badge: 1-2 months before your start date
You will receive an email to complete your New Hire Portal Paperwork, which includes information we’ll need for your pay and taxes. The link will expire two days after it is generated, so please complete right away. You will also receive communication regarding completion of your I-9 documentation and guidelines for your Disney ID badge. For frequently asked questions about how to complete the I-9, please see this article.
Pre-Arrival Communication: 2-3 weeks before your start date
You will receive an email to confirm your start and end date. Enclosed will be details about your orientation and what to expect on your first day. You will also receive information about your Disney benefits and a link to the Disney Programs Blog to learn more about your benefits.
First Day Information Email: 1-2 weeks before your start date
You will receive information about your first day directly from your supervisor, including any information regarding company-loaned equipment and network access. Make sure that that your most current email address is on file. If you’re expecting an email from your manager and they haven’t reached out to you by the Friday before your internship, let us know! We at Disney Campus Recruitment are here to set you up for success.
First Day Check-In: Your start date
- Make sure that you've completed your onboarding paperwork, including your I-9 documentation, ID badge submission, and anything else included in the New Hire Portal.
- You will receive communication regarding access to the first day orientation for all interns across the company, Disney Beginnings. Please allow 45 minutes on your first day to view the orientation. Depending on your specific line of business, you may have a secondary orientation later that week.
- Connect with your hiring leader by email or Zoom to get started.
If you have any log in issues during the process, please click here to submit a request.
Best of luck to you as you begin your journey with The Walt Disney Company, and welcome aboard!