Computer Animation and Game Development

Internship Requirements

Student development opportunities in the Computer Animation and Game Development Program often take the form of internships and are intended as training positions for educational and career reinforcement. They are structured, typically short-term, supervised placements with the intention of being focused around particular tasks or projects with clearly defined deadlines for completion. Work experience provides general understanding of a work-setting and is focused on additional preparation of the student for a career post-graduation.

Completion of an internship is not only a requirement for graduation for the Computer Animation and Game Development Program, for both the Animation Production and Game Development options, but also benefits students in a variety of areas including; supplementing learned skills, making a contribution to a team-working environment and gaining insight from professionals in a Computer Animation and Game Development related field as well as an invaluable proficiency in networking. Networking is a valuable skill used to create connections with fellow students as well as through internships to create pathways for gaining future employment in your field of study.

Below is a compiled list of possible student development opportunities related to the Computer Animation and Game Development Program. If you are a student at CSU, Chico with a major in Computer Animation and Game Development, consider the following list of possible opportunities:

Companies to Intern

Company Name

Description

Fifth Sun(opens in new window)

Local graphic design firm

Night Light Interactive(opens in new window)Indie Game Studio
Dragon Graphics(opens in new window)Local graphic design firm
CSU Media Internships(opens in new window)

Source of a multitude of California media internships

*email CAGD(opens in new window) for further details.

EA Electronic Arts(opens in new window)

Game Development

Gazillion Entertainment(opens in new window)

Game Development

Treyarch(opens in new window)

Game Development

Blizzard Entertainment(opens in new window)

Game Development

LucasFilm(opens in new window)

Entertainment: video game, visual effects, sound etc...

DreamWorks Animation(opens in new window)

Animation

Pixar(opens in new window)

Animation

Ubisoft(opens in new window)

Animation

*This is a small sampling of computer animation and game development companies so feel free to search for more opportunities!

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