New Jersey Innovation Institute Summer Intern

Newark, New Jersey, United States Part-time

Department: VP ­ Research and Development ­ 03270 

Position Type: NJII funded

Posting Close Date: Open Until Filled


Position Summary:

The New Jersey Innovation Institute (NJII) Summer Intern will be involved in multiple functional areas across several departments/ innovation laboratories (iLabs) with NJII. The intern will experience a variety of exciting and challenging activities, starting with the preparation of the proposal for the Innovative Medicines Manufacturing Institute (IMMI). The intern will also be exposed to the office of technology transfer and the work associated with various iLabs. 

Essential Functions:

  • Working together with the Project Management for IMMI and COO of NJII, the candidate will be responsible for conducting research to make the proposal robust and compelling
  • Participate in various IMMI team and committee meetings
  • Study technology transfer ecosystem and advice the IMMI team on its impact on the IP generation and utilization
  • Assist the Director of Industry Relations NJII / IMMI Project Management by establishing organized follow-up with various stakeholders
  • Support other iLab directors as and when needed.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Student enrolled in undergraduate biological sciences program of study with interest in health policy or community health
  • Interest and basic understanding intellectual property protection law within USA
  • Hands on experience with MS Office Suite
  • Exposure to the process used by private, political and other organizations influence public policy reforms
  • Experience with or willingness to learn project management tools


Personal Qualities:

  • Adaptable, analytical, enterprising, motivated, organized, reliable and willing to take responsibility

FLSA: Exempt

Optional Applicant Documents: Other Document

Required Applicant Documents: Resume/CV and Cover Letter


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