NBC Universal Internship – Thematic Paint and Color Specialist Admin. Assistant Intern (Summer 2018) in Orlando, Florida

Internship – Thematic Paint and Color Specialist Admin. Assistant Intern (Summer 2018)



Universal Creative is the planning and development division of Universal Parks and Resorts™, which is one of the many businesses within NBCUniversal™. We are ideally situated in Orlando, Florida, which has become widely known as the theme park and resort capital of the world. We are responsible for the design, development, and delivery of all resort and theme park concepts for all of Universal vacation destinations worldwide – Universal Orlando Resort, Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Studios Japan, Universal Studios Singapore, as well as a new destination coming in Beijing, China. Join us if you want to collaborate, innovate, develop, and deliver the most compelling entertainment experiences imaginable that drive growth for the Universal brand around the world.

What sets Universal Creative apart?

We rarely wear suits. We think pop culture is fascinating and newsworthy. We are aware that possibilities are not limited by today’s realities. We know that everyone has good ideas (and the occasional bad one as well). We know that the world is large and varied, and that we touch all of it. We know that most high school guidance counselors don’t know our jobs exist. We know that if this were easy, everyone would be doing it. We know that there is an eclectic assortment of talented people from various professional backgrounds at the heart of Universal Creative. In addition, we embrace the power of cultural diversity and inclusion and continuously strive to maintain a team that is a reflection of our global audience. We are a diverse group, but united by a common goal: to dream and deliver the best possible out-of-home entertainment for people from every walk of life. In order to make that happen, Universal Creative relies on collaboration, hard work, synchronicity, a bit of luck, and a bunch of talented, experienced people who do not let ego and turf stand in the way of brilliance. We depend on a team of people who understand the task, the business implications, and refuse to be defeated by the challenge to fuse fantasy with physics. Universal Creative embraces ‘The Universal Way’ by not just meeting guest expectations, but exceeding them, every time.

JOB SUMMARY : Assist the Park-wide Paint Director in the daily tasks of organization, preparing for presentations, tracking and organizing color boards, creating, tracking and organizing samples, build orders and other design documents. May include a small amount of actual color design work or hands on paint work.


  • In-taking files from color board vendor on the organization.

  • Converting files received in PSD, to pdfs and jpegs.

  • Uploading and sharing documents.

  • Checking for errors and updates.

  • Distribution of all project related documentation for both executive review and for use by both inter-departmental partners and third party vendors.

  • Maintaining spreadsheets, updating, organize documents and maintaining color prints.

  • Assist in writing up scope of work documents and assembling documents for sourcing color and paint work. (Including International Projects.)

  • 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.

  • Current class standing of Sophomore or above.

  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. (Official transcripts available upon request.)

  • Preferred majors include: Art, Paint Design, Theater, Fine Arts, Themed Entertainment Design.


  • Well versed in digital palettes in Photoshop.

  • Must be efficient in Microsoft Office Suite including, but not limited to: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

  • Working knowledge of Photoshop, Digital Photography, Blue Beam, Illustrator, Sketch up and AutoCAD helpful but not required.

  • Theatrical or film/TV background is preferred.

  • Interest in theme parks or theme park design.

  • Production Assistant background preferred.

  • 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.

  • Prior internship experience is preferred.


  • Availability requirement typically includes 40 hours per week; Monday through Friday (may include weekends).

  • In order to be considered, a resume is required with your application and must include major, anticipated graduation date, cumulative GPA and portfolio link.

  • Recent graduates will not be eligible for this program.

  • Universal Orlando does not provide housing. Interns are responsible for their own housing and transportation.

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Due to the volume of responses, only applicants of interest will be contacted.

Your talent, skills and experience will be rewarded with a competitive compensation package.

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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