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Do you have a passion for Destiny’s lore and worldbuilding? As a Historian intern, your job will be to help facilitate the creative process by cataloging that lore and working with narrative and creative leadership to develop it further, building resources that help all Destiny storytellers maintain a consistent, compelling world.


  • Currently enrolled in a U.S. college, university, or related program and returning to school in the fall upon conclusion of the internship

  • Available to work full-time for 12 weeks throughout the summer with a set May or June start date


  • Research existing Destiny fiction to answer questions about worldbuilding and established lore as needed by the narrative team

  • Generate documentation on assigned content including story bibles, character bios, and worldbuilding guides

  • Prepare reference materials for both internal and external writers

  • Support an imaginative and fun work environment

  • Promote healthy workflows and solicit support for improvements

  • Coordinate with narrative teams to verify consistency

  • Help maintain consistent character and world details across multiple storytelling teams


  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and text-based communication skills

  • Ability to move between taking direction and taking initiative, with excellent follow-through and communication to stake-holders

  • Ability to solicit, iterate and react to feedback

  • Strong self-directed research skills, including ability to assess the reliability of sources

  • Exceptional team player with the ability to collaborate towards achieving product goals

  • Knowledge of the Destiny Universe brand


  • Background in linguistics and/or experience with constructed fictional languages

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