Game Informer offers internship opportunities at our headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota for college students and recent graduates interested in journalism and publishing.
Internships are unpaid, but whenever possible, Game Informer will assist interns in arranging for academic or work-study credit.
Internships require at least a three-month commitment, working five days a week, Monday through Friday, 11 AM to 6 PM.
The program is designed to help interns learn about the intricacies of video game journalism by giving them an opportunity to practice clerical, fact-checking, copy-editing, research, and reporting duties. Successful interns will even see stories published both online and in print. Interns are not guaranteed employment after the program.
To apply, please send a resume, writing samples (at least 3), cover letter, and at least 2 letters of recommendation 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.