Internship

Intern - Game Economist

Activision

Remote / Virtual 09-02-2022
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  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Game Economist Internship

Your Platform 

At Activision Blizzard we are dedicated to creating the most epic entertainment experiences, driven by our company values and passion, Activision Blizzard creates worlds with the focus to entertain the universe. We are looking for talented and innovative students to join our team for the 2023 summer. All 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 team you are contributing on.

All interns will be given the choice to work remotely or relocate to the internship location. The company will cover relocation services and will provide a living student to supplement housing, utility, and office supply costs.

Player Profile
• Must be pursuing a bachelors, masters, or PhD majoring in Economics or a related technical field and graduating December 2023 or later.
• Curious, dedicated , analytical, and excited to play with data.
• Available for a 12-week internship starting in late May or late June.
• We love hearing from anyone who is enthusiastic about changing the games industry. Not sure you meet all qualifications ? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! At Activision Blizzard, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.

Internship Opportunity

Economist Intern: Leverage data, game APIs, and creative marketing to build an engaging experience for players outside of the console or PC, working on challenging projects that apply your education and critical thinking abilities to have an impact on business initiatives, working on machine learning models, analyzing KPIs, participating in the design and code review process and partnering with other engineers in a collaborative environment. This internship is located in Los Angeles, CA.
• Understanding of data structures, data modeling and software architecture.
• Deep knowledge of math, probability, statistics and algorithms
• Expertise in querying with SQL.
• Expertise in quantitative methods – finding the truth and narrative in the data.
• Knowledge of data visualization techniques and s tandard processes.

Your Mission  
• Explore game or player data in various contexts.
• Use modern data science methods to analyze data.
• Visualize and interpret analytical results.
• Spend a summer focusing on a meaningful project that directly impacts game development while having an unparalleled experience.
• Participate in learning and development tech talks to understand how our employees come together to launch AAA games.

Activision Blizzard 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.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d20nw6-3-238-90-95-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Activision

Activision Blizzard, Inc. is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment.