May 1, 2009

In the News: New Scholarship for Video Game Programmers

Are you interested in becoming a video game programmer? Most programmers have degrees in computer programming, including the special field of computer and video game arts. According to the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), there are plenty of qualified Caucasian men interested in these jobs post-graduation, but women and minorities aren’t as prevalent in the field. […]

November 17, 2008

Wanna Be a Video Game Programmer? Put Down the Remote Control & Pick Up a Text Book

As promised, Mondays at JobMonkey are now going to be about education and your career. Don’t worry: You probably do not need a Ph.D. to land the job of your dreams; but most professions do require a certain level of education and/or training.  At some jobs, this can take the form of on-the-job training; but […]

September 24, 2008

Hot Jobs #3

Welcome to Hot Jobs Wednesday. Each hump day, I’ll be helping you get over the mid-week lull by spotlighting three of the hottest jobs on the JobMonkey job boards. To find more job opportunities, visit our free boards. In the meantime, here are three great positions you may be interested in: #1. Assistant Garage Mechanic […]

September 8, 2008

Video Game Design Jobs

For many college students, it probably seems like a dream job: Designing video games. I mean, hey, you rock your Playstation, GameBoy, Xbox or Wii. But be forewarned, being a PlayStation master is no guarantee that you’ll be go at programming video games. It is a good start, though, since you probably know what makes […]

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