Are you a fan of sci-fi/horror with a desire to write for video games, television or film? Embreate, a Toronto-based content studio, is looking for a Research Intern for our upcoming video game.

You Are

You have a passion for researching and writing that equals your enthusiasm for movies and games. You’ve excelled at essay-writing in school. You have a passion for making complex topics digestible for everybody and utilizing graphic design and other media techniques where necessary.

What You Will Do

  • Research: Assist the game designer and writer by playing and documenting existing relevant game mechanics, collecting information related to key world building elements, and more.
  • Report: Summarize your findings into well organized documents and folders
  • Blog: Maintain our world building blog.

This is a part-time role, consisting of 160 hours completed within four months.


$500 honorarium offered upon completion

How To Apply

We want to see an example of your research, writing and graphical layout skills. You’ll need to submit three ONE PAGE samples from essays and other projects you’ve created. For each sample, please explain in 100 words or less why you think your samples demonstrate your suitability for the role. A cover letter or resume is not required, though you are welcome to add one to your package.

Once submitted, please allow 2-3 weeks for us to process and review your package. We will contact successful candidates only, via email, to coordinate a meeting with our team.

Submit your application via our online form.


At Embreate our internships are designed to train students to be ready for real-world projects. We recruit directly from our intern pool for paid industry projects. Some recent examples include; Brad was hired to create an animation for The Tenors Christmas video; Eleanor animated a video for the CBC’s children’s show Will’s Jams; and, Wen illustrated the panels for Neon Dreams’ video.