Would you like to work alongside Imperial’s experienced Industry Partnerships and Commercialisation professionals on promoting College’s capabilities and licensing portfolio and securing collaborative research and commercialisation income?
The internship offers a unique and exciting opportunity for two highly motivated applicants to gain experience supporting the development of research collaborations with industry and the commercialisation of Imperial’s discoveries.
Key activities will involve:
- Promoting College’s research capabilities and licensing portfolio
- Assisting with business development activities
- Relationship and network building
- Mapping College research capabilities specific to industry partners’ areas of research interests
- Marketing, communications and event planning around University-Industry partnerships and innovation
We are looking for applicants with passion for understanding the industry-academia collaborations and commercialisation. To take advantage of the internship, ideally you will be a quick learner used to working independently and dealing with unforeseen problems or circumstances in a proactive and methodical manner. You will also need to be able to plan and progres work activities, using initiative and judgement.
Successful applicants should have or be about to complete a postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline and experience of science/engineering commercialisation would be a benefit. You should also demonstrate a passion for enterprise, ideally also possessing some experience of related activities.
You will work with a wide range of people so good interpersonal and relationship management skills, as well as the ability to build and maintain good working relationships are essential in this role.
Closing date: 26th June 2022, midnight
Please apply with an application form via the online system. CVs without a completed application form will not be considered.
Type of contract: full time, 6-months
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