Accepting Applications for 2019-2020 Internship Program

The UTRF internship program is a hands-on opportunity to explore new innovations being developed at UT and  to understand the transition from research to a commercial product. Our interns work closely with UTRF’s licensing staff to provide support for innovation assessments while obtaining valuable experience in preparation for careers that merge science with business development, entrepreneurship, and law.
Candidates must be U.S. citizens or permanent U.S. residents.

    • Description and Requirements
      • Dates & Deadlines to Apply
        • February 18 – Internship Recruitment Presentation, UT Law School: Room 241 (12:00 – 1:00 PM)
        • February 19 – Alternate Career Away from the Bench Presentation, Mossman Room 102 (11:00 AM – 12:00 PM)
        • March 15 – Application Deadline
        • Start Date: May 13, 2019

    Whether you take the Patent Bar and become a successful IP attorney, work as a General Counsel in the business world, or end up a criminal attorney, UTRF provides the opportunity to become a better lawyer and stronger professional.

    Chase Moore, JD Candidate, Spring 2019, University of Tennessee, 2017-2018 UTRF Intern

    “The UTRF internship helped confirm my decision to pursue a career away from the lab bench. It highlighted the skill set I developed in graduate school and helped me prepare for job interviews by providing concrete examples of how I used particular skill sets in a non-lab setting.”

    Vanessa Nguyen, PhD Candidate in Biochemistry & Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Tennessee, 2018-2019 UTRF Intern


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