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PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play — it’s also the Best Place to Work. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in entertainment producing The PlayStation family of products and services including PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR, PlayStation®Plus, acclaimed PlayStation software titles from PlayStation Studios, and more.

PlayStation also strives to create an inclusive environment that empowers employees and embraces diversity. We welcome and encourage everyone who has a passion and curiosity for innovation, technology, and play to explore our open positions and join our growing global team.

The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

MBA Corporate Strategy Intern

San Mateo, CA

The Corporate Strategy team’s vision is to inspire our company’s leaders to take action in creating a better, stronger, more player-centric PlayStation for generations to come. Our goal is to bring clarity to the next ten years and do so in a way that fosters alignment and generates consensus with our leadership. This strategic vision is used to inspire our company’s executives to make meaningful change towards a brighter future by providing bold, tested and realistic scenarios in these uncertain times. We create this through rigorous research, generating data-driven narratives and frameworks, and by constantly connecting with teams across the broader gaming ecosystem; we use these ongoing discussions to build trust both inside and outside of SIE to battle test our plans and align our strategic priorities.

Sony PlayStation is seeking two Strategy MBA Interns to join the Corporate Strategy team to help define the future of the gaming industry. The Corporate Strategy team is responsible for mid-to-long term strategy and works with our leaders to create strategic analyses and develop relevant insights to guide our executives. You will work across the entire organization to understand all aspects of PlayStation and work with the team to bring your project from ideation to the finish line where you will present your recommendations. This role is a unique opportunity to strengthen our business strategies with valuable analysis, data and consumer insights.

Responsibilities:

  • Identify and develop transformative growth and innovation strategies, while supporting complex strategic development projects

  • Perform research to identify new business opportunities to support PlayStation’s business expansion into new areas and assess existing lines of business

  • Develop, coordinate and implement plans crafted to increase existing business and capture new growth opportunities

  • Brainstorm and evaluate opportunities across the industry, performing a broad range of quantitative and qualitative analyses

  • Organize and build executive level corporate strategy presentation documents, including applicable strategic frameworks

  • Build financial, operating, and predictive models to support strategic initiatives

  • Perform data driven analysis and interface with internal data and analytics teams

  • Manage complex working groups spanning engineering, product and business organizations

  • In performing duties, utilize an understanding of the interactive entertainment industry, including the industry value chain, competitive landscape, technologies, business models, game content, and industry trends

  • Bring your own ideas to develop!

Qualifications:

  • Current MBA student with 2+ years of experience in strategic planning, management consulting, finance, gaming or tech

  • Projected to graduate by Spring 2024

  • Outstanding Microsoft Excel modeling and PowerPoint presentation skills

  • Demonstrated ability to investigate, discover, and comprehend diverse sets of information to tackle a complex problem and convert them into a simple presentable solution with a clear messaging

  • Ability to navigate through ambiguity to steer his / her own work product and network within the company

  • Demonstrated ability to self-motivate with outstanding verbal and written communication skills; ability to work with others at all levels and functions

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects, working through uncertainty under varied time constraints

  • Attention to detail, organization skills, and strong work ethic and ability to handle confidentiality

  • Clear passion for gaming, content, media, entertainment, and/or technology

Desired qualifications:

  • Deep knowledge of PlayStation and the gaming ecosystem

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression and gender reassignment), race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, trade union membership or membership in any other legally protected category.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

PlayStation is a Fair Chance employer and qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment.

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