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FAQ

I am interested in applying for an internship. How do I get started? 
To get started, visit the PlayStation® Internship Opportunities page, search job openings, and create a profile.
Intern applicants will be asked to provide the following:

  • Cover Letter ( please indicate in your cover letter the dates of your availability)
  • Resume
  • Contact information for 3 referrals
  • If indicated, some internship positions may require additional information such as a demo reel, portfolio, code samples, or submission release forms.

Contact us at internships@playstation.sony.com if you have any questions.

Do I have to be enrolled in school to be eligible for an internship? 
No. To qualify for internship, you must either be a full-time student currently enrolled in a degree program or within one year of graduation.

Is there a required major?
No. All majors are encouraged to apply as long as their skill-set meets the needs of the opportunity.

What internship opportunities are offered for my career path?
SCEA hires interns from technical and non-technical areas, including MBAs and undergraduate degrees. The following internship opportunities are available:

  • Game Programming
  • User Experience
  • Marketing
  • Game Art
  • Audio/Sound Design
  • Public Relations
  • Technical Art
  • Quality Assurance
  • Accounting/Finance
  • Game Design
  • Production
  • Human Resources
  • R&D Engineering
  • Web Development
  • Legal
  • User Interface
  • Business Development

Is this a paid internship? 
Yes, SCEA offers competitive compensation for internships.

Are housing arrangements provided? 
Yes, qualifying interns are provided with housing arrangements.

Is there relocation assistance? 
Depending on the proximity of the location of your residence in comparison to the location of your office, travel costs may be provided.

What locations offer internships? 
Internships at SCEA are offered in San Mateo, CA; Santa Monica, CA, San Diego, CA, Bend, OR, Aliso Viejo, CA (Gaikai), and Canada.

What time of year are internships offered?
Internships are offered year-round, typically lasting 12-16 weeks. However, the biggest intern class is hired during the summer months.

Do you hire interns who are non-U.S. citizens? 
Yes. We hire both U.S. citizens and non-U.S. citizens. Applications are considered on a case-by-case basis.

Is there a dress code?
SCEA promotes creativity within the workplace. As long as your clothing, hairstyle, etc. aren't offensive to your co-workers, you are free to wear what you want.

How do junior and senior members of the staff interact with one another? Does the intern get opportunities to collaborate with them as well? 
Everyone on a team works together in the same area — regardless of level. Interns play a key role and typically have daily contact and collaboration with the entire team.

Are interns able to attend company events/parties?
Yes, interns are invited to attend company functions and parties.

Are interns eligible for the employee discount on PlayStation® Products?
Yes, interns are eligible for employee discounts on PlayStation® products.

Will you be visiting my campus?
Please check our Campus Events Calendar to find out if we are coming to your school. Attend an info session, career fair, or interview on your college or graduate school campus.

PlayStation® isn't coming to my school. What should I do?
We'd love to make it to every campus, but there just isn't enough time. We still want to hear from you. If we are not coming to your school, please apply online.

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