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Commercialization Analyst Internship

Commercialization Analysts (currently accepting applications)

Join Our Team: Internship Opportunity at the Intersection of Business, Science & Law

The Office of Technology Management is seeking MBA, JD, and PhD candidates to join its paid commercialization analyst internship program, starting Summer 2021 and lasting through Spring 2021.  

Who We Are

We are the office responsible for protecting and commercializing innovations developed at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

Who Can Apply

UIUC MBA students, law students, and PhD students in any scientific field (PhD students must have approval from their advisors before a job can be accepted). 

What You Will Do

The Office of Technology Management (OTM) is seeking MBA, JD, and PhD candidates to join its paid commercialization analyst internship program, starting Summer 2021 and lasting through Spring 2022.  In this position you will develop an understanding of intellectual property law, market and industry analysis, and licensing strategies. You will assess new innovations for patentability, commercial readiness and next steps.  OTM staff will mentor you to ensure your professional development.  

Internship Details

Pay rate: $21.50/hour
Hours: Summer months: 35 hours/week (Ph.D. candidates only work 35 hours/week the first two weeks); Class months: 10 hours/week.

Information Session

January 29, 2021 @ 12:15 pm via zoom.  Link will be posted here 1 day prior to the session

To Apply:

Submit résumé and cover letter via Handshake (#4289908) or Simplicity (#33078) or email to OTM Assistant to the Director, Heather Jones at hbaker@illinois.edu. Deadline: February 26. 2021 at 5:00 P.M.