Game Informer offers internship opportunities at our headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota, for self-motivated college students and recent graduates interested in journalism and publishing.
These internships require at least a three-month on-site commitment, working five days a week, Monday through Friday, 11 AM to 5 PM. Game Informer's internships are also unpaid, but we do assist interns in arranging for academic or work-study credit.
The program is designed to help interns learn about the intricacies of video game journalism by giving them an opportunity to practice clerical skills, fact-checking, copy-editing, research, and reporting. Successful interns will see stories published online and may have opportunities to assist with podcast and video recording.
Internship dates may vary. In general we offer three internships terms throughout the year: January through April, May through August, September through December.
To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, three writing samples to:
Attn: Internship Program
724 N 1st St., 3rd Floor
Minneapolis, MN 55401
The number one question that is asked of Game Informer is, "how do I get a job reviewing video games?" There are many different career opportunities at Game Informer, including our internship program for aspiring editors, but being a staff writer is always top of the list.
Remember, editors are not game testers. Game journalism is the practice of reporting, fact checking, and creating entertaining and informative prose about the interactive entertainment industry.
Ideal candidates for a position at Game Informer should possess extensive knowledge of pop culture, video game history, and a voracious appetite for games. While writing-specific college degrees like Mass Communications, Journalism, or English are preferred, Game Informer acknowledges that accomplished writers can come from many different backgrounds. Courses in creative writing, new media, and broadcasting are also beneficial to landing jobs in today's media market. Game design and programming experience are a plus.
Game Informer does not accept freelance submissions.
Game Informer has no open positions. Please check back later. Any resumes should include a cover letter, writing samples (at least three), and references.