Software Engineer Intern, IT Corp Apps
IT - Corporate Applications Irvine, California

2020 SUMMER INTERNSHIPS

SOFTWARE ENGINEER INTERN -  IT CORPORATE APPLICATIONS

Greetings, students! We’re geared up here to offer another round of epic internship experiences in 2020. 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

Do you love Blizzard games? Does Blizzard sound like an awesome place to work? Do you want to make Blizzard a more awesome place to work? Blizzard Entertainment is seeking enthusiastic college students to join our corporate applications group in Irvine, CA. You'll join a super-collaborative team developing products that Blizzard uses to create the most epic entertainment experiences...ever. You'll literally build tools that Blizzard uses every day for IT, human resources, finance, legal, internal communications, and much, much more! Interns can expect to work closely with a mentor and collaborate with user experience designers, graphic designers, back end engineers, front end engineers, and producers to create epic and efficient applications used by Blizzard employees worldwide. The ideal student has demonstrated programming experience, a strong aptitude for critical thinking and analysis, outstanding people skills, and a long standing passion for playing games. Are you up for the challenge?

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Currently enrolled in a college or university
  • Returning for at least one more semester or quarter following the summer 2020 internship
  • Able to work fulltime hours for 11 – 12 weeks at the Blizzard office indicated in this job posting between May 2020 – August 2020 or June 2020 – September 2020 (group dates depend on when you get out of school)
  • Authorized to work in the US
LEVEL REQUIREMENTS
  • Familiar with Blizzard Entertainment and our gameS
  • Fundamental knowledge of any programming / scripting language (C#, C++, VB, Python, Java, Objective-C, Swift, or something else)
  • Willing to learn C# (if not already familiar)
  • Basic understanding of code debugging
  • Insane passion for engineering, technology, innovation, and fun
  • Desire to work on an awesome team and dedicated to growing as an engineer
  • Happy to explore new technologies, learn from mistakes, and share knowledge and experiences with others
RECOMMENDED TALENTS
  • Able to demonstrate work with a portfolio, code samples, or open-source contributions
  • Majoring or concentrating in computer science or similar field
  • Familiar with source any control systems (Git, SVN, CVS, TFS, etc.)

QUEST ITEMS

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

Blizzard Entertainment is a global company committed to growing our employees. We offer generous benefits and perks with an eye on providing true work / life balance. We’ve worked hard to champion an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and training and opportunity for professional growth. Our people are everything. Our core values are real, and our mission has never changed.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We are dedicated to creating the most epic entertainment experiences...ever. Join us!

Please submit your application no later than December 2, 2019.

Blizzard Entertainment is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Accommodation Request: We are committed to working with and providing reasonable assistance to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you are a disabled individual requiring an accommodation to apply for an open position, please email your request to talentacquisition@blizzard.com. General employment questions cannot be accepted or processed here. Thank you for your interest.

Note to Recruiters and Placement Agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our website or to any of our employees. We will not pay fees to any third party agency, outside recruiter or firm without a mutually agreed-upon contract and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered our property and will be processed accordingly.