Paid, Full-time Government Affairs Internship with Yelp
Love Yelp? Enthralled with politics? Join Yelp as a Government Affairs Intern and have an awesome experience advocating on behalf of Yelp with policymakers in San Francisco and Washington, DC!
What is Yelp? Yelp is a website that connects millions of people (monthly) with local businesses (restaurants, bars, shopping, just to name a few) in communities across the US and in 31 other countries around the world.
Yelp’s government affairs team plays a crucial role in conveying Yelp’s public policy goals to policymakers at the international, federal, state and local levels. That’s a whole lot of ground to cover, and as an intern for the team, you will play a crucial role in helping to develop and deliver our message.
As a Yelp Government Affairs Intern You’ll get to:
Interact with politicians and policymakers at the highest levels of government
Attend meetings with officials on Capitol Hill and possibly other places around the country
Learn about Yelp’s public policy goals of helping to protect consumers’ freedom of speech on the Internet and promoting competition in the online marketplace
Work on some of the most important technology policy issues facing the Internet today
Attend technology policy events and engage with the leading technologists and thinkers in this field
Assist in the creation and management of public policy projects, blog posts and talking points Rock the latest Yelp swag
You should be studying in a college or graduate-level program, however exceptions can be made for recent graduates
The duration of this program is a semester in length, that can be renewed with approval.
This is a paid, full-time internship position.
Some events and activities may occur outside of normal business hours.