WARF Technology Transfer Intern

The Organization

The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation’s mission is to support scientific research within the UW–Madison community by providing financial support, actively managing assets, and moving innovations to the marketplace for a financial return and global impact. Founded in 1925, WARF is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to investing in research and making a difference—for the researcher, the university, commercialization partners and the world. For additional information, please visit: http://www.warf.org

The Opportunity

Become a WARF Technology Transfer Intern!

Learn from a premier tech transfer organization by interning with WARF and you will:

  • Learn about patents, licensing and career opportunities within technology transfer
  • Gain insights into the processes of one of the world’s leading technology transfer organizations
  • Actively participate in the technology transfer process
  • Build your network of technology transfer professionals and peers

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting team with various licensing and IP related projects
  • Participating in outreach activities on campus and with potential commercial partners
  • Conducting market research and further analysis on selected patents or innovations

This team member should be available to work remotely or in the office 5-10 hours per week during normal business hours. We are hoping the internship could begin this fall and continue through summer of 2022. In addition, the successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

  • Pursuing a graduate degree or postdoc within a scientific or technical discipline
  • Ability to work under general direction and collaboratively with others
  • Commitment to accuracy, detail management, and confidentiality
  • Aptitude to handle multiple projects simultaneously while consistently meeting deadlines
  • Commitment to respect, empowerment and accountability as well as teamwork and partnership

Qualified individuals interested in this opportunity are required to submit a resume via the apply button. Find out more and apply here: warf.org/careers


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