Game Economist Internship, Activision – Santa Monica, CA

Your Mission
Run field experiments, determine causal inference, model demand, and build simulations of complex in-game economies.
Support econometric analysis of experimental and observational data.
Develop metrics and monitor the health of a live multimillion-dollar service business.
Build economic models to forecast revenue and player activity.
Spend a summer in Santa Monica, CA.

Player Profile
Currently enrolled in a bachelors, masters, or PhD program working towards a degree in both economics and applied math (coursework in econometrics and statistics preferred).
Fluent in analysis software such as R or Python as well as SQL.
Business-savvy/entrepreneurial (we are managing a live revenue stream) and have experience working with big data.
Have the ability to apply training to real-world issues with real-world deadlines.
Can communicate clearly with non-technical audiences about economic impacts on game design, monetization, user acquisition, and player engagement.
A passion for gaming.

Candidates must be available for a 12-week internship starting on May 28th or June 24th and apply with a resume and cover letter expressing why they want to intern at Activision. This opportunity is in Santa Monica, CA.

Your Platform
Activision is looking for talented and innovative students to join our team for the 2019 summer. We thrive on a culture of collaboration, respect, and fun. All Activision interns will receive a meaningful project and an unparalleled experience. We’ll provide the tools and resources you need to learn. The challenging and creative work you do throughout your internship will directly impact the game you are contributing on. Internships will be offered at our development studios across the country as well as Activision’s corporate headquarters.

Apply by October 1, 2018 at

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