At Skysong Innovations, You Matter.
The Skysong Innovations (SI) Fellows Program is an education program available to graduate (Masters/PhD/MBA/JD) students and Post-Doctoral Fellows at ASU with a focus on the physical and/or life sciences. The program concentrates on providing support for the assessment of the commercial potential of new technologies disclosed to SI. Working with SI, ASU’s exclusive intellectual property management and technology transfer organization, Fellows will be exposed to a wide range of emerging technologies and commercialization opportunities that are developed by ASU researchers in the physical and/or life sciences areas. Participants will interact with technology transfer professionals across multiple areas within SI. What you'll do: Instructional component: SI Fellows qualify to participate in a series of activities and direct training that will provide the necessary elements to perform assessments of new technologies at SI. Experiential component: SI Fellows will participate in a paid internship program focusing on assessing technical, commercial, and IP aspects of ASU technologies, and assisting in the development and execution of commercialization and patenting strategies for ASU technologies. SI Fellows will be expected to commit between 10-28 hours a week. Other duties and projects to support Skysong Innovations What you’ll need: Ongoing affiliation with ASU as a student at the master’s, doctoral, post-doctoral level, or professional level (MBA/JD); Proficiency in scientific discipline so that the candidate has the capability to be trained to determine the commercial potential of scientific work; Ability to clearly communicate complex scientific ideas; orally and in writing; Commitment and availability to work 10-28 hours a week on projects; Commitment to the required minimum participation of one year; Obtain consent from advisor/supervisor; Demonstrated ability to deliver projects on time; Eligible to work in the U.S. in an off-campus position; Student must be willing to sign and abide by a confidentiality and invention-assignment agreement. Relevant qualifications: An ASU student pursuing a graduate degree in a related field or in postgraduate program. You must have a willingness to learn and an ability to work well with others. A student must be willing to sign and abide by a confidentiality agreement. Mental demands: Clarity of focus while juggling complex projects and/or deadlines. Working conditions: Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse; required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work. Frequent bending, reaching, lifting, pushing and pulling up to 50 pounds. Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities, which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts. May be required to perform tasks in the field within and/or across University campuses. Ability to clearly communicate verbally, read, write, see and hear to perform essential functions. Working equipment: This position will require a desktop computer, telephone, and mobile communication device ($30 bi-weekly reimbursement). Contact us today. For more information on ASU Enterprise Partners, visit our web site at https://www.asuenterprisepartners.org/careers/ ASU Enterprise Partners and its subsidiaries is an equal opportunity employer that is firmly committed to promoting justice, equity, diversity and inclusion within our organization and throughout our sphere of influence. Because we embrace a spirit of innovation and achievement, we will endeavor to maximize the talent and potential of all employees, directors, and volunteers through bold and strategic action aimed at building success and a sense of belonging. All employees are expected to act in good faith to support these actions and to not impede the efforts of others to build a just, equitable, diverse and inclusive organization.