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King 2019: Women in Games Scholarships


KingMar 13, 2019

Do you want the freedom to work in a fun, creative and innovative space within one of the world’s leading interactive entertainment companies for mobile games? Then you’ve found the right place!

Scholarship Programme

King, in partnership with Diversi, is proud to present its 2019 Scholarship Programme for aspiring women in games. The aim is to encourage more women into the tech and gaming industry. King makes games that are aimed at a global audience and are enjoyed by millions of people around the world, particularly by women.

At King, we offer women opportunities to grow their professional network, exchange innovative ideas and effortlessly help ease the transition from University to the workplace.

Make an impact with our scholarship!

Giving you the chance to gain an in-depth understanding of our industry and learn from the very best people in it.

The 2–6 month long internship will take place in either Barcelona, Stockholm, London, Malmö, Berlin, San Francisco or Seattle in any of the following areas; Development, Design, Art or Data Science.

Open to all female-identifying (cis, trans and non-binary) students, with permanent EU or US residency, pursuing an Undergraduate or Master’s degree and considering a future in the games industry.

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Come with us to GDC 2019

If you are selected as one of the lucky 15 winners of the King scholarship, you will have the opportunity to attend the 2019 Game Developer Conference in San Francisco and complete an internship in one of our studios.

The scholarship includes:

  • All Access GDC Pass — access to over 750 lectures, workshops and panels
  • A GDC Vault subscription (granting access to recorded talks from GDC2003 onwards)
  • Access to all GDC mixers, and both the Independent Games Festival and Game Developers Choice Awards. (More information about the pass can be found on GDC’s official website)
  • Exclusively for King participants! Networking opportunities and live Q&A sessions — so come prepared with your questions!

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Still unsure? Here are some things our 2018 winners had to say about the opportunity:

“We have been given an enormous advantage as up and coming game developers, the networking and friendships we’ve made are invaluable. We couldn’t have been better prepared for working life!”

“The trip to GDC with King & Diversi was an experience I’ll remember fondly for the rest of my life. I encourage everyone who can to apply! You have nothing to lose, but the world to gain. This year, I was one of the lucky few to be chosen… next year it might be you!”

“I spent an amazing week, with four other amazing people in San Francisco and I’ve never felt so at home in the gaming industry. Knowing that I, with them, are a part of the future for this industry makes me more excited and motivated than anything else.”

“The King & Diversi 2018 Scholarship was an awesome experience for me. I had a beautiful week in San Francisco, together with awesome people. It gave me great insights into the game industry, as well as new contacts that I’m really looking forward to meeting again in the future.”

What are you waiting for?

If you want a professional future in the games industry, apply now.


About the author

King

Endorsed Employer for Women, King, is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all around the world playing one or more of our games. We have developed more than 200 fun titles, and offer games that are enjoyed all around the world. King is an independent unit of Activision Blizzard Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), which acquired King in February 2016.

King has game studios in Stockholm, Bucharest, Malmö, London, Barcelona and Berlin, along with further offices in the US.

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