Activision Blizzard is seeking creative, talented, imaginative, ambitious and responsible students to join our team for the summer. The internship program gives students the opportunity to work directly with corporate functions, engineering and business operations teams to solve problems that really matter to the company. You will be matched to a department based on interest and opportunity where you will work closely with the team to gain hands-on experience in the business of making games. Your experience will include a wide range of tasks like designing and implementing game concepts, play-testing existing and new games, supporting the identification of industry trends, tackling operational challenges, or working with customers.
Intern projects in the past have included:
Comparing Activision’s Collector Edition sets to competitors collective additions in the marketplace
Evaluating culture at Activision and assisting with Work Culture Audit report
Analyzing Activision Blizzard social media presence across brands
The successful candidate will have a passion for games and entertainment and a passion for learning about the business of games.
Candidates for this position must be:
Currently enrolled in a college or university
Returning for at least one more semester or quarter following the Summer 2020 internship
Available for 8 weeks in June, July, and August
Available to work in Santa Monica, CA
Authorized to work in the US
The best candidate will be:
A proven leader inside and outside the classroom
Incredibly organized with project management experience at work, clubs, or classes
An ambitious self-starter who is comfortable working on projects without direct supervision
An excellent communicator and a strong writer
An individual with strong interpersonal skills and be great at maintaining relationships
Experienced with PowerPoint, Word, and Excel or any preferred presentation programs or web applications
Coding or Engineering experience is a plus
Passion for media & entertainment!
All online submissions must be accompanied by cover letter. Please let us know why you want to be a part of Activision!
This is a rolling application process. Selected interview candidates will be contacted now through to early April 2020.
Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI) is one the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and sits at the intersection of media, technology, and entertainment. Activision Blizzard is a member of the S&P 500,and is recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For.” Activision Blizzard has operations throughout the world with over 9,600 employees, and its games are played in 196 countries.
Activision Blizzard develops and publishes games based on some of the most beloved entertainment franchises, including Call of Duty®, Skylanders®, World of Warcraft®, StarCraft®, Diablo®, Hearthstone®: Heroes of Warcraft™, Overwatch®, Candy Crush™, Farm Heroes™, Pet Rescue™ and Bubble Witch™. What makes Activision Blizzard unique is our highly-focused approach and concentration on opportunities to create breakthrough entertainment experiences. In 2016 we generated revenue of $6.61 billion and operating income of $2.32 billion. We're composed of three main operating units: Blizzard Entertainment, Activision Publishing and King Digital Entertainment. We operate some of the most talented development studios on the planet, including Treyarch, Infinity Ward, Sledgehammer Games, and Toys for Bob. We also operate Major League Gaming, a business devoted to eSports and competitive gaming, and Activision Blizzard Studios, which creates original film and television content based on our library of globally-recognized intellectual properties. In 2016, we announced the establishment of professional sports leagues for Overwatch and Call of Duty, which will combine Activision Blizzard’s eSports pedigree with the best practices of professional sports.
Our success starts, as it always has, with our people. At Activision Blizzard, we pride ourselves on not only attracting top talent, but also inspiring people to do the best work of their lives once they’re here. Our employees’ skill, passion and commitment is the core of our success. (www.activisionblizzard.com)