Government Relations Intern

Do you have a passion for civic engagement?

Do you want to learn more about how to advocate for public policy change?

Do you thrive in high-impact and dynamic working environments?


We are Crestview Strategy, a leading public affairs agency. We are a global public affairs agency serving clients across Canada, in Washington, DC and London, UK.

We deliver insightful solutions to companies, not-for-profits and industry associations on a wide variety of interesting and complicated issues, and we are looking for talented and motivated team players to join our Summer 2023 Internship Program.

Crestview Strategy internships offer a great learning opportunity to work on some of the most challenging, comprehensive files in Canadian public affairs as part of a team of experienced professionals from diverse backgrounds. You will collaborate with the team to deliver impactful results around monitoring and reporting policy/political developments, undertaking research activities, stakeholder mapping, daily media tracking and written assignments, as directed.


  • We are seeking individuals who are passionate and experienced in the areas of government relations and come from a diverse background of talents and experiences.
  • At Crestview Strategy, we value those with an interest in the political process from the ground up and put a premium on individuals who are politically involved in their spare time or have experience in digital campaigns.
  • We look for driven candidates from across the political spectrum and place an added value on those with a research, communications, or government experience.

Position Details

We are hiring for multiple intern positions, across the following locations: Toronto/Ottawa, Calgary/Edmonton, Vancouver or Halifax. This is a four-month paid internship position with an April 2023 start date.

Crestview Strategy thanks all applicants in advance. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes, and work environments. We will be happy to work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.

Application Deadline: February 9, 2023

When submitting your application online, please use the file name format as follows:

For Cover Letter, save as: firstname_lastname_location_coverletter
For Resume, save as: firstname_lastname_location_resume

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