Software Engineer Intern, StarCraft II
Location:
Irvine , California
Posted:
September 28, 2016
Reference:
16000U4
Greetings, students! We are geared up here to offer another round of epic internship experiences in summer 2017. The internship program offers the opportunity to pause your studies for one summer and work side-by-side with Blizzard Entertainment employees in your area of interest, doing real work that oftentimes ends up in production. As such, we hold you to the same high standards as anybody else in the company.

Just like our gameplay experiences, Blizzard internships are a fully immersive experience. We want interns who are enthusiastic about what they want to do for a living and excited to come in every day to learn and contribute in this hyper-creative atmosphere. Being fully engaged with our team also means communicating effectively and maintaining an open mind - one that is receptive to feedback and able to adapt and grow. Your hobbies and interests can also play in your favor. Passion for technology, gaming, game development, and an in-depth knowledge of Blizzard games, products, and services will always be a plus with us, regardless of the position you're applying for. Be passionate about who you are, be into our industry, and be willing to go all-in and embrace this opportunity to the fullest!

Quest Objectives
Join the StarCraft II / Heroes of the Storm team as a software engineering intern for summer of 2017. We are looking for passionate and skilled student engineers. Interns should expect to work on implementation and maintenance of features for Starcraft II. The ideal student has a long standing passion for playing Blizzard games, a strong aptitude for critical thinking and analysis, and demonstrated game programming experience (in the personal, educational, or professional arena).

Intern Guild Requirements
  • Currently enrolled in a college or university
  • Returning for at least one more semester or quarter following the Summer 2017 internship
  • Able to work fulltime hours for 11 - 12 weeks at the Blizzard office indicated in this job posting between May 22, 2017 - August 11, 2017 or June 12, 2017 - September 1, 2017 (group dates depend on when you get out of school)
  • Authorized to work in the US

Level Requirements
  • Highly motivated and proactive
  • Strong programming aptitude
  • C programming skills
  • Examples of game programming projects (school or personal)

Recommended Talents
  • Understanding of client / server architecture
  • Debugging and diagnostic skills
  • Python or Lua scripting experience

Quest Items
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

WARNING! Applications that do not include all of the required materials will not be considered. We're serious about this - due to the volume of applications we receive, we only have time to consider complete submittals.
A little about us:
Blizzard Entertainment is a premier developer/publisher of entertainment software, including World of Warcraft, StarCraft, Diablo, and Hearthstone.

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