The Pathfinders program is a 12-week summer internship designed for underrepresented first and second-year college students interested in software engineering or tech-related disciplines. This program offers students the ability to explore career opportunities and gain insight into the Gaming industry. Students work on impactful projects alongside industry veterans, to gain hands-on experience and develop leadership skills.

The Pathfinders program incorporates structured learnings and provides you with the tools to be successful during your time at EA. Each Pathfinder intern will have peer and professional mentorship, participate in networking activities, and engage with senior leaders. We particularly encourage applications from students who are historically underrepresented in this field.

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic Infrastructure Optimization Intern for our PI&E team.

As an Infrastructure Optimization Intern in EA’s PI&E Team, you will work on a hybrid of Procurement, Vendor Management and Business analytics:

Our mission is to optimize asset utilization and reduce the cost of operating platforms that support EA’s awesome games.

  • Provide infrastructure for EA’s online game titles while optimizing cost through efficient use of assets and infrastructure optimization.

  • Provide insight into capacity planning based on existing and future capacity requirements.

During the course of the program you will have an opportunity to assist with the following:

  • You will assist the Infrastructure Optimization team with projects and objectives related to continuous improvement of processes, automation, procedures, reporting and compliance across our groups.

  • You will support automation projects for computer equipment processes ensuring information is up-to-date, accurate, and auditable.

  • You will partner with finance, procurement, business analytics, cost management, and project management teams to support automation of our existing data, reporting into a more robust environment.

  • You will work with Procurement Manager to manage and track projects related to documentation and reporting.


  • Freshman or Sophomore working towards a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/STEM or a similar field of study.

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

  • Excels at both written and oral presentations to technical and non-technical audiences

  • Experience with data visualization tools (Looker, Power BI is a plus)

  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment

  • Advance level of MS Excel, proficiency with Microsoft applications

  • Knowledge of Google applications

  • Experience working with Infrastructure cost and usage, including Cloud Financial Management (AWS, GCP, Azure) is a plus

  • A desire to learn, grow, and work independently


  • Collaborate with Procurement/Vendor Management Teams to organize and prioritize contract repository automation project

  • Develop an understanding of the key product metrics from inception to post-event analysis in order to clearly identify strengths and weaknesses.

  • Engage in research and discovery of growth areas that will lead to insights on automate reports across Infrastructure Optimization team (Documentation, reporting, dashboards)

  • Build trust and effective relationships with peers / cross-functional teams

This role requires working closely with the PI&E Infrastructure Optimization team (Vendor Management/Procurement, Cost Management, Cost Optimization, Data Analytics), Finance and Project Management teams

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.