Office of Technology Management Commercialization Analyst Intern Information Session

Join us for pizza and information about internships with the Office of Technology Management. Interns will develop an understanding of intellectual property law, market and industry analysis, and introductory licensing methods and strategies. 

Interns will have the opportunity to:

  • Network with start-ups and incubators
  • Develop interview and presentation skills
  • Make contacts with patent attorneys
  • Work alongside licensing agents and patent agents

The internship involves

  • Screening new inventions disclosed by university faculty & staff
  • Interviewing inventors to clarify technology disclosure details including market applications, stage of development, future interest in development, and potential licensees
  • Assisting OTM technology managers in the further assessment and marketing of technologies that are in advanced stages of the commercialization process
  • Performing preliminary market and industry analysis for the applications of new technologies
  • Performing prior art research for new technologies
  • Developing PowerPoint presentations that outline the screening decision and research for technologies to be presented to OTM technology managers and, later with modification, to the inventor
  • Assisting OTM technology managers in the review of previously screened technologies that have been withheld from commercialization and/or patent efforts pending further development
  • Special Projects as assigned

See Handshake for the full job description and to register for this event.

Questions? Contact Michele Plante

This event is sponsored by iSchool Career Services