Frequently Asked Questions
How do I apply for a position at Sony?
First, you will need to Submit/Update your Candidate Profile. Be sure to use a unique username and password that you will remember. You will need it each time you apply for a job or update your profile. Once you have successfully
created your profile, you will see a confirmation screen. After this, you can search and apply for jobs using your profile.
What if I forgot my username or password?
Use the Forgot your user name? or Forgot your password? links on the log-in screen. You will be asked to provide some personal information, including your email address. Once your information has been validated you will receive
an email containing your username or a temporary password and instructions on how to change your password.
Can I update my profile if any of my information changes?
We encourage you to update your profile on a regular basis. As a returning candidate, you are able to Submit/Update your Candidate Profile using your pre-existing user name and password.
I already have a resume prepared, why should I take the time to fill out a profile?
Our online application process streamlines your candidate experience and will make your skills and qualifications more readily searchable to multiple recruiters within Sony. Our online application process also allows you to
include your contact information, skills and qualifications, and job preferences. You can either upload or cut and paste your resume into your personal profile.
Should I include my resume and a cover letter as an attachment?
Our system allows you to attach your resume and/or a cover letter to your profile when applying for a position by uploading a word document or using the profile builder.
Can I apply for multiple opportunities?
Yes. You will be able to search for and apply to multiple positions. Each time you apply to a position, our system will automatically incorporate existing information from your profile and may ask you to provide additional
information specific to the position you are applying for.
How can I request an accommodation for the application process?
Sony is committed to making our workplace accessible for people with disabilities. Sony will provide reasonable accommodations, upon request, to participate in the hiring process. To request an accommodation with the hiring
process, please send an email to email@example.com and a Sony talent acquisition representative will contact you within 48 business hours.
What happens after I apply?
Once you have applied to a position, you will send you a notification that we received your application and resume. Our Talent Acquisition team will review the applicants and identify those candidates that best match the requirements
of the position. The resume review period will vary from position to position due to business requirements. If your background and qualifications meet our business need, you will be contacted. However, if you are not contacted
in reference to your job submission, we strongly encourage you to apply to other Sony opportunities that best suit your skills and experience. In addition, your on-line profile will become part of the Recruiters searchable
database for all Sony opportunities.
Does Sony offer internships?
Sony offers a limited number of internship opportunities to currently enrolled college students, typically juniors and seniors. Available internship roles vary each year, depending on our business needs. The focus of the college
internship program at Sony is to deliver an opportunity "Like No Other" to our interns through hands-on experience that contributes to the development of the student as well as to the growth and success of the company.
Sony Electronics is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. Sony is committed to providing access to its web pages for individuals with disabilities, and is ensuring that members of the public with disabilities, who seek information from Sony’s website, have access and use that is comparable to that afforded to all site visitors, unless an undue burden would be imposed on Sony.
If you have any difficulty using our online system and you require assistance, or wish to report an issue related to the accessibility of any content on this website, you may use the alternative email address to contact us about your interest in employment or your problems with the website at firstname.lastname@example.org, or you can mail your resume to: Sony Electronics, Human Resources Department, 16535 Via Esprillo, San Diego CA 92127. If possible, please indicate the position you are applying for.
Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, legally protected physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, status in the U.S. uniformed services, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information or membership in any other legally protected category.