University Relations Recruiter

Cary, North Carolina, United States


For many, the word “Epic” is synonymous with grand, glorious, heroic, regal, magnificent or monumental. At Epic Games, we think of “Epic” as the collective effort of smart, talented, passionate people choosing to build the highest quality experiences possible for those who play our games and use our technology. The words “good enough” are not spoken here. That dedication has allowed us to remain an industry leader, take risks, be creative, and carve our own path forward. 

Epic Games is looking for an experienced, motivated University Relations Recruiter to join our growing team. We’re looking for a dedicated recruiter who can continue to level up our existing internship program and build programs focused on hiring junior talent.  The ideal person for this role will have been part of a recruiting team managing a university relations recruiting program at a technology, creative or entertainment company and have a passion for recruiting early career developers.   

The person in this role will be responsible for the following:

  • Full-cycle recruiting of seasonal interns across departments and disciplines

  • Cultivating relationships with Academic partners, as well as top programs for art, design, and engineering

  • Developing and executing on recruiting programs designed to attract, junior level talent

  • Clear and timely communication with candidates and hiring managers, to ensure we are providing a positive candidate and hiring manager experience

  • Working with Department Leads to ensure that candidates and initiatives around junior hires are meeting their staffing objectives and quality bar

The ideal candidate will have a mix of the qualifications below:

  • Previous experience working in a University Relations role in a technical, creative or entertainment environment

  • Experience building or improving an Engineering-focused Internship Program

  • Demonstrated experience as key contributor in a small, high impact team

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to manage multiple projects across multiple disciplines in a fast-paced environment

  • Demonstrated understanding of both Technical and University recruiting through a combination of work experience and industry knowledge

  • Ability to work independently, set goals, and communicate progress

  • Experience with an applicant tracking system

  • Preference towards applicants with public speaking experience

  • Ability to travel about 25% of the time

If you’d like to be part of building a world class organization we’d love to hear from you. Please submit your resume and we’ll be in touch soon.  

This is going to be Epic!