Cyber Security Intern

Operating Company ACTIVISION PUBLISHING, INC - Sherman Oaks, CA3.8

InternshipEstimated: $69,000 - $94,000 a year
Gain experience working in the forefront of the gaming industry where the environment and work is dynamic

Collaborate with some of the best engineers in the industry

Utilize analytical thinking to balance design and operational excellence to help our teams drive innovation

Expand your skills and learn new technology

Spend a summer focusing on a meaningful project that directly impacts game development while having an unparalleled experience.

Participate in learning and development tech talks to understand how our employees come together to launch AAA games

Get to know your fellow interns at your location through various social events

Player Profile

Must be continuing education in Fall of 2020 pursuing a bachelors, masters, or PhD

Computer Science Degree or similar preferred

Available for a 12-week internship starting on late May or late June

Passionate about learning what it takes to be a successful engineer in the video game industry

Candidates must apply with a resume and a link to their code samples to be considered

Internship Opportunities & Requirements

Central Technology (Sherman Oaks, CA)

Information Security Intern: Learn what it takes to protect our games. If you have experience or interest in security and cryptography then this is the team for you.

Working knowledge of scripting languages such as Python, PHP and Javascript

Experience with web development, Linux system administration and Bash

Practical facility with cloud environment like AWS, system operation tools and databases is helpful

Knowledge of application security, cryptography and related domains

Must be actively involved with capture the flag and/or other security competitions. Please have these competitions outlined on your resume.

Global Information Security (Santa Monica, CA)

GIS Intern: Learn what it takes to protect our company. Investigate available tools and countermeasures to remedy detected vulnerabilities and recommend solutions and best practices, analyze real-time data feeds (such as phishing attempts, system logs and alerts) for potential security incidents, and assist with various security risk management and compliance activities.

Basic security, networking, and operating system (Windows, Linux, Solaris, OS X) knowledge

Basic IT troubleshooting

Must work well in a team environment and have strong communication

Demonstrated flexibility and ability to adapt to changing organizational need

Effective interpersonal skills to coordinate efforts and work with other internal and external organizations

Your Platform

Activision is looking for talented and innovative students to join our team for the 2020 Summer. We thrive on a culture of collaboration, respect, and fun. All Activision interns will receive a meaningful project and an unparalleled experience. We’ll provide the tools and resources you need to learn. The challenging and creative work you do throughout your internship will directly impact the game you are contributing on. Internships will be offered at our development studios across the country as well as Activision's corporate headquarters.

Our World

The Global Information Security Intern reports into Global Information Security team and maintains strong relations with all Line of Business technology groups. This person will work closely with several key individuals and teams to analyze and assess vulnerabilities in the infrastructure (software, hardware, networks), security assessments, and security incident response. Headquartered in Santa Monica, CA, Activision operates at the intersection of technology, entertainment, esports, and consumer products. Activision is more than just the leading developer and publisher of video games, we are the creators of some of the world’s biggest, most ground-breaking titles in the industry. Our portfolio includes Call of Duty®, Crash Bandicoot™, Spyro®, and Sekiro™. More information about Activision and its products and services can be found on the company’s website,