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(Expired) Gameplay/AI Programming Internship

5 months ago by Activision

  Carlsbad (California), USA

Level: Junior

Contract: Internship

Sector: Software Engineering

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Your Mission 

  • Work with engineers on one of Activision's award-winning franchises.
  • Partner with cross discipline teams developing gameplay, systems and tools for our games. You will be working on a shipping title, with a mentor, on a team making deliverables against deadlines. It may be the biggest challenge you have faced, but your strong technical skills, initiative, and commitment will get you through.
  • Work closely with a mentor to design, implement, and debug software in C++ and other languages that drive the next generation of game development. 
  • Expand your skills and learn new technology. 
  • Spend a summer in Carlsbad, California.

Player Profile   

  • Must be a current student pursuing their bachelors, masters, or PhD.
  • Proficient in at least one programming language, preferably C++
  • A strong desire to collaborate and innovate on game side code
  • Available for a 12-week internship starting on May 28th or June 24th.
  • Passionate about learning what it takes to be a successful engineer in the video game industry. 
  • Candidates must apply with a resume, cover letter, and a link to their code samples to be considered. 

Your Platform 

Activision is looking for talented and innovative students to join our team for the 2019 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 

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®, Sekiro™ and Destiny®. More information about Activision and its products and services can be found on the company’s website,

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