INTERNSHIP @PinchVR Due Date: April 5, 2019

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I’m contacting you from a technology company in Toronto focused on broad-scale Virtual Reality. This summer, we have our 3rd Annual Internship Program opening for digital media, design and game development students. The program a 16-week paid internship for Southern Ontario’s top 6 Students currently in their  3rd or 4th year. The program is funded in collaboration with the private and public sector designed to expose academia to the world of Virtual Reality. We are very excited to share this opportunity with University & College students – Interested students can apply directly on our innovation page – applications are due April 5th 2019.

 

http://pinchvr.ca/innovation

 

If you would like to participate, please confirm via email and share/distribute the message below with your students and appropriate channels. If you have any other questions please do not hesitate to contact me at coordinates below.

 

Milan Baic

PinchVR Inc.  605-43 Hanna Ave. Toronto, Canada

w  pinchvr.ca   e  milan@pinchvr.ca

 

 

**HOW TO APPLY**

Students to submit applications directly on the PinchVR Innovation Page.

Submit Applications Here: http://pinchvr.ca/innovation

 

Application Due Date: April 5, 2019 (Candidates shortlisted on April 12 2019)

Term: Summer 2019

Location: Downtown Toronto, ON

Start Date:  May 13, 2019

End Date:  August 30, 2019

ABOUT THE INTERNSHIP

The Pinch VR Innovation Lab is a 4 month paid Internship Program in partnership with leading post-secondary institutions and government sponsors for undergraduate and graduate students exploring a career in Virtual Reality. The VR Innovation program is focused on engaging with the top 6 students majoring in digital media, computer science, game design and graphic design with prerequisite skills and interest in VR. This is the first program of it’s kind in Canada designed to bring industry, students and innovation together with a singular mission: explore in uncharted territories to design, prototype and build interactive Virtual Reality experiences. Total of up to 6 Spots per cohort:

2 Interactive VR Designer spots per cohort

4 Unity VR Developer spots per cohort

 

COMPANY PROFILE

The Pinch VR platform is suited for ubiquitous access to interactive Virtual Reality where students can create and deploy VR experiences using the tools they’ve already learned in their courses. The platform is low cost, interactive, and built for mobile handsets which makes creation and deployment all app-based. We feel this is a great fit for academia due to its ease of access with the creative and technical opportunities it enables.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Pinch VR Innovation Lab is a 4 month paid Internship Program in partnership with leading post-secondary institutions and government sponsors for undergraduate and graduate students exploring a career in Virtual Reality.

 

ELIGIBILITY & REQUIREMENTS

To be eligible for the Pinch VR Innovation Lab students must be Canadian citizens under 30 years of age enrolled in a Canadian post-secondary digital media, design, or engineering program. We are looking for people from a variety of backgrounds:

Interaction designers

Graphic designer students

Game developers

Unity 3D developers

Game design students

Computer engineers

 

EVALUATION PROCESS

Shortlisted candidates will be requested to perform a 2 day evaluation (off-site) demonstrating practical skills in either design or development for the program. The evaluation will consist of simple requirements briefing, execution and submission of the task for final evaluation. Top performers will earn a final placement in the internship cohort.

 

Submit Applications Here: http://pinchvr.ca/innovation