Intern, Office of Technology Licensing

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Intern, Office of Technology Licensing


Job ID: 2021-13342
Type: Temporary
# of Openings: 1
Category: Legal and Compliance

Princeton University


The Princeton University Office of Technology Licensing (OTL) is seeking an Intern who will work as a casual hourly employee. The position is for a limited term starting as soon as possible and will run approximately six to twelve months. The objective of OTL’s intern program is to provide technology transfer experience to allow one to pursue a career in technology transfer or careers at the intersection of science, technology, business and law. The intern will gain experience in the technology transfer process by assisting in the analysis and marketing of Princeton technologies. To accomplish this task, the intern will assist the OTL staff to:

* Screen and prioritize technologies for commercialization efforts

* Prepare non-confidential summaries of technologies for marketing purposes

* Perform patent searches

* Prepare market analyses for selected technologies

* Identify appropriate contacts and companies for marketing campaigns

* Assist in the preparation of NDA's, MTA's, Option and License Agreements

* Schedule faculty and external meetings as needed

* Explore various licensing, sponsored research or venture creation opportunities, with appropriate partners such as corporations and venture capital/angel investors


The position is a casual hourly employee (no benefits) working up to 37.25 hours/week at a $17.00/hour wage.

Contact: Please submit a letter of interest and a copy of a resume by email to:

Laurie Tzodikov

Assistant Director

Office of Technology Licensing

Princeton University

Princeton, NJ 08544

[email protected]


A technical background is required, in the life or physical sciences, to understand, evaluate and discuss candidate technologies. A current field of study or interest in a business or legal career is preferred. Basic computer skills (Word, Excel, etc.) are required.

Be advised that you will be contacted only if there is further interest in your application. Your candidate dashboard may not display status updates for this requisition.

Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW



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