03 Mar

ZeniMax Media Inc., parent company of publisher Bethesda Softworks, today announced a partnership with the USC School of Cinematic Arts to support its Interactive Media Division with a comprehensive educational program of guest lectures and internships. This initiative will give USC students the opportunity to interact with noted developers from ZeniMax’s world-class studios including Bethesda Game Studios, id Software, and Arkane Studios.

During lectures and seminars, students will have the opportunity to hear from developers across the key video game development disciplines.

“We’re proud to partner with the USC School of Cinematic Arts and promote the Interactive Media Division’s desire to provide a practical grounding in video game development.” said Robert Altman, CEO of ZeniMax Media. “As the video game industry experiences continuing worldwide growth, there is an increasing need to support the education of the brightest minds who are interested in a career in our industry. We are pleased to be a part of that effort”

“ZeniMax has long been a dynamic force in the field of gaming and interactive media, and the potential for this partnership is virtually limitless,” said Elizabeth M. Daley, Dean of the USC School of Cinematic Arts. “I’m eager to see how our students will take advantage of this extraordinary opportunity, and further hone their abilities to create engaging and entertaining experiences for gaming audiences around the world.”