We are EA
Electronic Arts Inc. is a global leader in interactive entertainment. We develop and deliver games, content and online services across platforms. We have a broad portfolio of brands that span the most popular genres. We exist to Inspire the World to Play.
We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. Our mission is to attract and grow a more diverse employee base through the cultivation of our early talent pipeline to shape EA's teams, culture and products. We create an overall enriching experience, empowering interns and graduates with the sense that "EA is where I want to be".
The Challenge Ahead:
Our amazing Codemasters Birmingham and Southam studios are looking for a new member of the team to join us on this wonderful journey and be a part of the next generation of programming talent as a Software Engineer Intern. This is a fantastic opportunity to work on a huge racing game, within our studios set right in the heart of the UK.
We are growing our team with accomplished people who will help us take a huge leap forward, and you, the next generation of game makers, are central to this ambition. As we explore new possibilities within gaming, challenge our own beliefs and step outside of our comfort zone, we need fresh perspective that challenges convention and inspires us to grow.
You are studying in the penultimate year of an undergraduate degree
Available to commence a full-time, 12-month placement in July 2023.
Eligible to work in Birmingham, or Southam, UK, without the need for visa/relocation support
You are studying a Computer Science/Video Game Development-related course
Passion, interest and knowledge of the video gaming and entertainment industry
Communicative and collaborative
Eager to learn
Submit an up-to-date CV along with a cover letter which explains why you want to complete your internship with Electronic Arts and what interests you in this specific placement.
Please note: If you have a passion to work for Electronic Arts please apply, even if this specification does not describe you. Unfortunately, job specifications are a little more box like than we would like. We do not like putting people into boxes. We would love to hear about who you are because, even if it is not programming, we may find something here that is right for you and therefore right for us too.
Take your career to the next level – apply today!
Deadline: Friday 16th December 2022
About EA We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers. We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more. Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we’re doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We’re looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers—people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren’t just keeping up—we’re staying ahead of the game. Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.