The Walt Disney Company Internships: ESPN Research 2019/20 in London, United Kingdom

Are you an undergraduate with a passion for sports journalism looking for industry experience to take you to the next level?

As a paid ESPN Research Intern, you will get the chance to work at one of the world’s leading sports websites.

During this 12-month placement, you will have the opportunity to take on real responsibility within a supportive and encouraging environment, allowing you to gain invaluable experience to help you achieve success in your degree and future career.


If you have a passion for sport you’ll know that ESPN is the leading sports network in the world, with premier performances and out-of-this-world technology.

We are looking for a dynamic and creative Interns to work in the exciting and fast-paced digital world, helping to drive ESPN’s various Website and Mobile App entities (such as, ESPN, Player, ESPNFC, ESPNCricinfo and

Role and Responsibilities

We are looking for a dynamic and creative Intern to work in the exciting and fast-paced digital world, helping to drive ESPN’s various Website and Mobile App entities (such as, ESPNcricinfo and the ESPN app).

You will assist in identifying and analysing trends, behaviour and attitudes of consumers in the Sports Entertainment industry. You will utilise industry recognised digital measurement tools, such as Adobe Analytics, comScore Media Metrix and TGI, to analyse ESPN audiences and their behaviour on our platforms.

Other key responsibilities include conducting desk research to analyse our key competitors to provide further context to ESPN’s online performance and strategy and coordinating and assisting in the production of regular reports to be delivered throughout the company. As well as additionally supporting with ad hoc projects and analysis and general office admin.

About You

  • MUST be an undergraduate returning to full time education

  • MUST have the existing right to work in the UK

  • Must have a keen interest in sports

  • Applicants will be studying a relevant degree with research units

  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint and excel

  • A keen appetite for the internet, new technology, social media and sports and entertainment in general

  • Great attention to detail and specifically the ability to write coherently and accurately under pressure

  • Good at prioritising and natural ability to tackle various admin duties

What We Offer

  • The opportunity to develop your skills and experience with ESPN and help build the foundations of your future career

  • The chance to work in a fantastic team environment, learning from the best and with the support of a brilliant community of interns

  • The opportunity to be part of Company-wide learning and development initiatives including training and networking sessions, participation in our Annual Learning Expo and more…

  • The chance to attend Family and Friends movie screenings, seeing the latest Disney releases in our in-house cinema or in the West End.

  • Ability to join charity projects within the community, participating in our Disney VoluntEar schemes

  • Annual salary of £21,000 with 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays) and fabulous discounts on Disney products and shows.

We will give you the opportunity to gain experience working for the world’s leading entertainment company. There is no better place to show what you’re made of – apply now!

What next?

Please apply with your CV and covering letter; please note applications without covering letters will not be considered.

Your covering letter should include the following information and be around 400 words:

  1. Why have you chosen ESPN?

  2. Why have you chosen this specific internship?

  3. Why should ESPN choose you for the 12 month placement?

Application deadline: 30/11/2018.

Job ID: 604446BR

Location: London,United Kingdom

Job Posting Company: Media Networks