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Nintendo Introduces Ten-Month Seminar for Students

by Daniel Bloodworth - March 17, 2005, 10:01 pm PST
Total comments: 6 Source: Nintendo

Students in Japan can apply to a ten-month game design course at Nintendo's Tokyo office.

Nintendo recently revealed a comprehensive "seminar" in which selected students will work regularly on a Nintendo DS game for ten months. Students will go through a rigorous application process, and apply for specific areas such as graphics, sound, programming, or directing. Nintendo is covering 100% of the cost for selected applicants.

Applications are to be submitted online by May 9th. Selected students will submit written examinations and be subject to a personal interview. The final class selection will be announced June 15th.

Students will then attend weekly three-hour sessions on Thursday evenings with a concentrated training camp in August. The course will wrap up in March 2006.

Talkback

KDR_11kMarch 18, 2005

concentrated training camp

But it's okay because they're not Germans, eh?

ThePermMarch 18, 2005

i got as far as readin onrain entori..online entry

nickmitchMarch 18, 2005

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But it's okay because they're not Germans, eh?

No, it's ok because the campers are not jewish.

Don'tHate742March 18, 2005

Does anybody else have in their mind a big WTF?!

BloodworthDaniel Bloodworth, Staff AlumnusMarch 18, 2005

eh? why?

KDR_11kMarch 18, 2005

Those student-training things are common nowadays to prepare the newbies for crunch time and make them not question the idiotic deadlines.

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