The University Relations team answers commonly-asked questions regarding internships, fulltime opportunities, the university relations program, and more!
Blizzard Entertainment offers a paid 12-week internship program. Internships are available every summer between the months of June and August. We offer internships in every area of game development, including 3D art, animation, programming, design, production, quality assurance, and business support functions.
Internships are open to currently enrolled students who are working towards a degree and will be returning to school upon completion of the internship. Students must be eligible to work in the U.S. International students who can procure an F-1 visa and work authorization are welcome to apply.
Summer internship opportunities are posted each fall (usually in October or November), with an application deadline of January 31st. Please submit your resume, cover letter, and portfolio or project work through our online application system.
At this time, we are only offering internships at our headquarters in Irvine, California. Housing information for non-local students will be provided to candidates in the later stages of the interview process.
Yes. If you're interested in applying for more than one internship, we recommend that you separately apply for each one through our online application system. Additionally, we highly recommend you tailor your application for each position.
We look for individuals who are, first and foremost, passionate about game development and the industry. We want to see examples of how students have married their educational background and resources with that passion by creating game content. Examples of this could be personal projects, involvement in group projects, participation in the modding community, or any other creative way to demonstrate the ability to produce game content.
For interns in other development areas, we're looking for students who are passionate about game development and how their particular field of study contributes to the larger development process. We're looking for students who have been using their educational opportunities and networks to develop creative content related to the focus of the internship they're applying to..
For business operations interns, we're looking for individuals with a strong understanding and passion for the applicable discipline, and the ability to apply it in the fast-paced entertainment industry. We're looking for students with a strong business acumen who have excellent communication and organizational skills.
Most internships are awarded to students who are about a year away from graduation, but we do accept talented freshmen and sophomores into the program from time to time. We look to hire the best and brightest students in their particular area of interest.