Activision Interns receive an unparalleled experience, replicating what it’s like to work full-time at Activision or one of our independent Game Development studios. We provide our interns with the tools and resources they need to learn while having a real impact on our teams. We have internship opportunities for undergraduate, masters and Ph.D. level students across the organization including Analytics, Animation, Art, Design, Engineering, UX, and much more!
If you’re an MBA student, you can check out our internship and rotational programs here.
Analytics - Explore game or player data in various contexts. Deliver critical insights to support strategic business and marketing decisions. Help make game design more engaging and enjoyable through the use of data and analytics.
Art and Animation - Work with experienced artists and animators in developing Activision's beloved franchises. Leveraging your creativity and passion, you'll be a part of the team that brings our heroes to life.
Design - Join our team of world-class designers, responsible for building compelling worlds, systems, and gameplay for our award-winning franchises. You'll be part of creating the innovation that delights our global community of players.
Engineering – Working with engineers on Activision's award-winning AAA gaming franchises. You'll be building the tools we use to create our games, interfacing with cross-discipline teams, and connecting millions of players across the world to unique and meaningful experiences.
Marketing Technology - Leverage data, game APIs, and creative marketing to build an engaging experience for players outside of the console or PC.
Corporate Services - If you're passionate about the world behind the development of our games we have ample opportunities to leave your mark. The opportunities in corporate services are broad including Accounting, Audit, Legal, Global Information Services, and much more!
The intern events really compliment the work. The work is challenging, and the intern events help us find balance and build community. They helped me feel refreshed and I love the balance that has been struck!
Duration & Timing: The Activision internship program is 12 weeks in duration, and timing is determined by your academic schedule. Start dates for the 2019 intern class:
- Class 1 – Begins May 28, 2019, and ends August 16, 2019
- Class 2 – Begins June 24, 2019, and ends September 13, 2019
What if I need to start/end early or late?
We expect our interns to be ALL IN for an epic summer experience. Our class dates are selected based on national academic schedules and our ability to provide our interns with the onboarding support they need to be successful, because of this and our firm commitment to ensuring all our interns have a great experience we are, unfortunately, unable to accommodate late starts or early exits.
Compensation & Housing: Activision interns receive a competitive compensation package. Housing assistance and travel are available to interns relocating for the summer. Other perks include branded company giveaways, discounted copies of our games, and invitations to company-sponsored events.