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Opportunities: MegaGrants Support Intern For Epic Games

Written by Nicholas Uster

COMPANY CULTURE


Overview:

  • A leader in interactive entertainment. Operates Fortnite, one of the world’s largest games.

  • 4,000+ employees.

  • Headquarters in Cary, North Carolina.

Values:

  • Creativity

  • Innovation and collaboration

  • Diversity and inclusivity

Employee Feedback:

  • Rated 3.9/5 on Glassdoor and 3.7/5 on Indeed

Since Epic Games is a fast-growing company, employee testimonials on Glassdoor and Indeed varied due to work locations and departments. Most reviews spoke very highly of the benefits offered to employees and praised bonuses and stipends that are awarded. Many reviews included that Epic Games is a family-oriented environment, and will even allow employees’ children to visit from time to time depending on the department. There also seemed to be a high satisfaction with coworkers among reviews, with multiple explaining that the company hires incredibly bright and driven individuals. The CEO of Epic Games, Tim Sweeney, was frequently commended for his employee-first values. Drawbacks of working with the company generally included high levels of crunch, a difficult work-life balance depending on department, and high-stress projects. In departments like graphic design, employees criticized low entry pay rates. Epic Games is growing very fast, and some employees pointed out that the company suffers from “growing pains,” causing disorganization among leadership. Overall, most reviews represented a positive outlook on the company for the future.

ROLE OVERVIEW


A MegaGrants Support Intern would:

  • Help to manage the $100 million MegaGrants program that supports those doing amazing things with the Unreal Engine.

  • Review MegaGrants submissions to verify that they meet program requirements.

  • Assist in drafting up executive summaries for potential MegaGrant recipients.

  • Test game builds and document experience.

Epic Games is seeking open-minded and highly collaborative students to participate in this internship. The company will provide a purposeful experience in exchange for exceptional performance, for which it holds high expectations. This role will essentially consist of collaboration and documentation, so you will have to be highly skilled in communication and must work efficiently.


HOW TO APPLY


For more information about the position, including scheduling and submission requirements, click here!

To stay updated on more amazing opportunities, check out the #opportunities channel in EGD’s Discord!


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