Student Opportunities

Mason Game & Technology Academy

MGTA is the community outreach youth program for the Virginia Serious Game Institute, and Computer Game Design Program.

Each summer, MGTA provides teaching opportunities for Instructors and Instructional Assistants to teach a variety of courses.

Pay is $25 per hour and up (based on experience), and you can complete your internship requirements if needed.

Courses include:

  • Game Design (Unity and Unreal)
  • Art & Animation
  • Mobile App Development
  • Minecraft Modding
  • Intro to Computer Hardware (Build you own Computer)
  • Programming (C#, C++, Java, Python, Ruby, JavaScript)
  • Writing for Games
  • Music and Sound for Games
  • Cybersecurity

During the fall and spring, we offer courses through our Virtual Academy:

If you are interested in teaching opportunities with MGTA, please send your resume and cover letter to Vera Lichtenberg:

Please specify particular areas of expertise:  e.g. game engines, software, programming languages, AR/VR, Minecraft.

Also, please specify expected graduation date, and whether you require an internship.