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Commercialization Analyst Internship

Now Hiring Commercialization Analysts for Summer 2024- Spring 2025


Internship Opportunity at the Intersection of Business, Science & Law

The Office of Technology Management is seeking master's, JD, and PhD candidates to join its paid commercialization analyst internship program from Summer 2024 through Spring 2025.  We are the office responsible for protecting and commercializing innovations developed at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign. 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.  

Open to: UIUC master's, law, and PhD students in any scientific field (PhD students must have approval from their advisors before a job can be accepted). 

Pay rate: $25.00/hour

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

To Apply: Submit résumé and cover letter via Handshake (#8611464) or Simplicity (43525) or email Heather Jones at 

Deadline: March 1, 2024 (please note: the February 25 deadline mentioned in the information session recording below is not correct.)

Learn More

Watch our most recent information session (recorded February 16, 2024)


Watch previous information sessions:
Recorded February 9, 2023



Recorded February 9, 2022


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