Apply by April 15, 2016. Additional information and interview may be required after initial review and before selection is made.
Applicants must apply through www.Zintellect.com. All profile and application questions/requirements must be completed and both profile and application must be completed and submitted before application can be reviewed.
The profile and application will require:
For questions, contact ORNLedu@orau.org.
The program is designed to expose University of Tennessee - Knoxville graduate students to the business of technology transfer and intellectual property management at ORNL. It provides students with hands-on experience in technology assessment, marketing, and commercialization. Interns will participate with the ORNL Commercialization Managers in technology transfer full-time during the summer at ORNL, starting mid-May through mid-August 2016 and then may continue on a part-time basis at ORNL in fall 2016 and spring 2017 (dependent on project need and student availability).
During the summer, the students will participate in small, multi-disciplinary teams on technology transfer projects that may include technology and market assessment and the marketing of technologies for commercialization. Each student will have a Commercialization Manger mentor, and at the end of the summer, each student will have the necessary training to participate independently with the guidance of the Commercialization Manger. At the end of the summer internship located at ORNL, the student may be invited to continue the program on a part-time level at ORNL as they continue their studies.
Applicant Eligibility Requirements
I affirm that I meet all stated requirements and am currently pursuing a graduate degree in science, engineering, or business at the University of Tennessee - Knoxville and can commit to 40 hours per week May to August 2016 at ORNL and at least 8 hours per week at ORNL during the fall/spring academic semesters if project is continued. I also confirm that I am a US Citizen or LPR, that I am or will be at least 18 years of age by May 2016, that I have a cumulative minimum GPA of 2.5/4.0, that I am willing to sign a non-disclosure agreement if selected, and that I have proof of medical insurance during the dates of the appointment period.