Ryman Arts Alumni Internships at The Hettema Group

The Hettema Group is offering a paid internship for Summer 2019. Current college Juniors and Seniors are eligible. Graduate students will be considered.

The Hettema Group (THG) specializes in uniquely creative, impactful design and production in the world of experiential entertainment. With more than a decade of experience creating acclaimed projects around the world, THG has become one of the premiere place-making and experience design studios in the industry. THG works on a broad range of projects from theme parks and media based attractions, to large scale parades and live events, museums and master planned destination resorts. Our team consists of experienced designers, architects, media producers, illustrators, master planners, engineers, technical designers and project managers, with decades of cumulative experience across a wide variety of disciplines.

This internship position provides students practical experience with broad exposure to the multi-disciplinary approach in experiential design. Students who are pursuing an educational track in the fine arts or in experiential design are encouraged to apply. This opportunity is a paid internship.

Accepting applications for the Summer 2019 internship from March 15 - April 15, 2019

Learn more about the position in the forms, below.

Summer Internship Forms

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Ryman Arts Sklar Internships at the Walt Disney Company

To honor the retirement and 54 year career of Disney Legend and Ryman Arts Co-Founder Marty Sklar, The Walt Disney Company provides two paid internships to Ryman Arts alumni each year, one each in Walt Disney Animation Studios and Walt Disney Imagineering. These interns are known as the “Ryman Arts Sklar Interns”.


De'Von Stubblefield's portrait of himself as the 2011 Ryman Arts Sklar Intern at
Walt Disney Animation Studios.

To be eligible you must:

  • Be a Ryman Arts alumnus.
  • Be eligible to work in the United States.
  • Be available to work full time this summer.
  • More eligibility details in the internship descriptions

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Internship at Walt Disney Animation Studios

Walt Disney Animation

Walt Disney Animation Studios is the subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company responsible for combining masterful artistry and storytelling with groundbreaking technology, Walt Disney Animation Studios is a filmmaker-driven animation studio responsible for creating some of the most beloved films ever made. Located in Burbank, WDAS continues to build on its rich legacy of innovation and creativity, stretching from the first fully-animated feature film, 1937’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, to 2013’s Academy Award®-winning Frozen.   Among the studio’s timeless creations areCinderella, Sleeping Beauty, The Jungle Book, Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Tangled and Wreck-It Ralph.Visit for more details. Located in Burbank, CA.

The 2019 Summer Internship Deadline has passed. The Summer 2020 Internship deadline will be posted in late fall.

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Internship at Walt Disney Imagineering

Walt Disney Imagineering

Walt Disney Imagineering is the master planning, creative development, design, engineering, production, project management, and research and development arm of The Walt Disney Company and its affiliates. Representing more than 140 different disciplines, its talented corps of Imagineers is responsible for the creation of Disney resorts, theme parks and attractions, hotels, water parks, real estate developments, regional entertainment venues, cruise ships and new media technology projects. Located in Glendale, CA, in Lake Buena Vista, FL in Anaheim, CA and in San Francisco, CA .

The 2019 Summer Internship Deadline has passed. The Summer 2020 Internship deadline will be posted in late fall.

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