How to Apply

Application Process

Application instructions will differ depending on the internship program being applied for. Check the Yahoo careers website for additional information.

Application Deadline

Rolling. Check the website for open positions, and apply online.


Yahoo! Inc.
Yahoo! Inc.
701 1st Ave.
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
Fax: (408) 349-3301


Requirements will differ depending on the internship program.

For example, requirements for editorial positions have included:

  • excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • working knowledge of business, economics, and/or personal finance

  • desire to make dry business content fun and interesting

  • familiarity with Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and other social media

Requirements for software and technology-based positions have included:

  • Knowledge of software engineering processes, agile framework, tools (e.g.: programming proficiency in a language, preferably Java, C/C++, JavaScript methods, test development, support, algorithms and data structure.

  • Familiarity with object-oriented programming concepts, large-scale software architecture, networking and distributed systems, and UNIX/Linux environments.

  • Experience in one or many of the following is a plus:

    • Front-end language: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Node.JS, Angular.JS Framework (JQuery or YUI)

    • Back-end experience (Grid, Hadoop, etc.)

    • Familiarity with Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, LAMP

    • Experience building or maintaining databases (Oracle, mySQL, Hive, etc.)

    • Cross-browser, cross-platform coding

    • Security

    • Large-scale, large-user base website development experience

    • Data mining, machine learning, AI, statistics, information retrieval, linguistic analysis

    • Strong mathematical background

    • Internship experience at a tech company


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