Software Engineer Intern (PhD)

About the Employer

Software Engineer PhD Intern (Frostbite Physics) - 6 Months
Electronic Arts -Guildford, United Kingdom


  • You are studying towards a PhD
  • Available to commence a full-time, 6-month placement in 2021
  • Available and eligible to work in Guildford, UK, without the need for visa or relocation support

To apply: Submit an up-to-date CV along with a cover letter which explains why you want to complete your internship with Electronic Arts and what interests you in this specific placement.

We are EA

We entertain millions of people across the globe with the most amazing and immersive interactive software in the industry. That is why we employ the most creative, passionate people in the industry.

Frostbite UK based in Electronic Arts Guildford is a growing team that plays a role in providing an outstanding cross-platform physics engine and features that directly inspire creativity in EA’s franchises. Following recent success with franchises such as FIFA, Dragon Age, Need For Speed, Battlefield and now Star Wars Battlefront we are inviting applications from Masters and PhD students to join our team as an Intern.


  • We are looking for an accomplished and motivated Software Engineer PhD Intern to join our team and engage with game teams around the globe to provide outstanding physics development and performance on consoles, PC, iOS, and Android. You will work on all aspects of software engineering including testing and optimisation but also opportunities to grow your skills with participation

Skills and Qualifications

  • Currently study towards a PhD
  • You can commit to a full-time paid internship for 6 months (July – December)
  • C++ programming experience in games, physics, graphics, scientific or numerical simulations
  • Understanding of mechanics, math, and numerical methods

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

About EA

At Electronic Arts, we exist to Inspire the World to Play. We create extraordinary new game experiences for our millions of players everywhere by bringing together talented people that combine creativity, innovation, and passion. We know that our strength lies in the diversity of our people. We immerse our employees into an inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for learning and leading that allow them to do the most impactful and rewarding work of their careers.

We put our people first. We provide comprehensive benefit packages with a focus on health and wellbeing to support your needs and help you balance your career and personal life. We provide access to dynamic and collaborative work environments, opportunities to connect and contribute through our Employee Resource Groups, and support for a balanced life with paid time off and maternity and paternity leave, plus free video games and so much more!

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.