Call for Applications: Summer Citizen Science Game Development, Columbia University

May 31, 2021
11:59 PM


Applicants must be current Columbia University undergraduate or graduate students. 

Applicants for the technical position should have 2+ years of experience developing with Unity, game development, and Amazon Web Services. 

Applicants for the digital art position should have 1+ years creating 2D digital assets and proficiency with graphics software. 


The positions earn $15/hour at 20 hours a week for 8 weeks. The exact work days and times are flexible. 


This project will bring together a multidisciplinary team of students to develop a citizen science mobile game that:

  • Raises public understanding of the global drivers and local impacts of biodiversity loss in Southeast Asia’s tropical forests
  • Facilitates crowd-sourced processing of wildlife monitoring data by non-experts
  • Ultimately, provides local communities and conservation practitioners with accessible data analysis tools for forest management.


Applicants should submit a resume, 2-3 samples of artistic work or 1-2 samples of game development work, and a brief description of interest and qualifications to Erich Eberhard at [email protected]