GDC Showcase is part of the Informa Tech Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This Sponsored Student Workshop at GDC 2023 Will Get You Ready for a Career in Games

Looking to find your path in the video game industry? Unity Technologies is hosting a one-day Student Workshop at GDC 2023, aimed to help students build the games of the future. 

Student Workshop: Exploring Real-Time 3D Career Pathways with Unity (Presented by Unity) is a sponsored one-day workshop taking place at South Esplanade 153 & 155 on Friday, March 24 from 10:00am to 12:00pm. The workshop is open to high school and college students under the age of 25 who are interested in gaming, RT3D, and exploring career opportunities in the field. It's available for all pass levels, including Expo Pass holders. 

The Unity Education team is sponsoring GDC’s annual student day, featuring an exciting lineup including an industry panel and Q&A session with: 

  • Anahit Fernandez, Lead Producer at Navegante 
  • Antonia Forster, Senior XR Technical Specialist at Unity Technologies
  • Joy Horvath, Senior Instructional Designer at Unity Technologies
  • Steven Christian, AR Developer and Creator at Iltopia Studios 
  • Thomas Winkley, Technical Marketing Advocate at Unity Technologies

"This session focuses on exploring real-time 3D career pathways. Our experienced panelists will share personal stories and guidance on how they have crafted careers in this industry.

At Unity, we believe that high-quality education should be accessible to all. The Unity Learn platform is home to over 750 hours of free learning content, including tutorials, projects, and self-guided pathways, all designed to level up your Unity skills. Students can access Unity tools for free through the Student Plan to create immersive experiences across industries."

Unity is on a mission to empower more learners to become real-time 3D creators. Real-time 3D is not just redefining interactive content in video games, but impacting a wide-range of industries including architecture, medicine, automotive, aerospace, and film. Join Unity Technologies experts in this panel to learn how to get started and thrive in high-growth careers in gaming, AR, VR, engineering and more.

Lunch will be provided on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Interested in finding out more about how the Game Developers Conference can aid in your journey as a game dev student? Check out our GDC Session Guide for Educators and Students, as well as our guide for first-time attendees

Join us at GDC 2023 to learn more about jumpstarting your career in one of the most-exciting fields out there. 

Register for GDC 2023 Here

We can’t wait to see you at GDC 2023, taking place March 20-24, 2023 at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, California. Follow the #GDC23 hashtag for the latest news and updates for this year’s exciting event.

GDC returns to San Francisco this March 20-24, 2023, and registration is now open! For more information, be sure to visit our website and follow the #GDC23 hashtag on social media.

Subscribe to the GDC newsletter.

Get regular updates via FacebookTwitterLinkedInInstagramMastodon, or RSS.


GDC, gdc23, gdc 2023, Game Developers Conference, sponsor, student

Connecting the Global Game Development Community