Location: Remote
Status: Part-time

Role description

Imagine an Internet where democracy is at least as available as autocracy. Metagov is works toward a governance layer for the internet that is empowering, creative, interconnected, and accountable. This governance layer is an ecosystem of interoperable community-building tools that work across a range of digital platforms, from social networks to online games to blockchains.

Metagov offers paid and unpaid internships on a rolling basis to qualified students and recent graduates. Internships are typically structured as research projects with a paper, blog post, and/or code repo as the final deliverable. Past internship projects have included constructing a library of computational legal contracts, creating a modular political system in Minecraft, modeling YC’s SAFE agreements as smart contracts, and creating a tradeable token based on Twitter likes.


You may be a fit for this role if you have:

  • A background in computer science and/or a social science such as economics or political science.
  • Demonstrated interest in online community, governance, political theory, economics, or law.
  • The ability to work independently and reach key milestones with minimal supervision.
  • A mission-driven focus on having a significant impact on the world through technological advancement, complemented by a stubborn optimism for the future.

How to apply for this position

Submit a CV and a short message explaining your interest to You may also provide a link to a web page, git repo, or other portfolio of past work.