UNeMed seeks Licensing Intern


OMAHA, Nebraska (Spetember 9, 2022)—UNeMed Corporation, the technology transfer and commercialization office for the University of Nebraska at Omaha and the University of Nebraska Medical Center, is now seeking qualified candidates for its paid internship program.

UNeMed’s interns gain hands-on training, mentorship and all the tools needed to launch a successful career in technology commercialization or entrepreneurship.

All interns work closely with experienced UNeMed staff to help new technology developed at UNO and UNMC move beyond the laboratory and into the marketplace. UNeMed interns will gain valuable, first-hand experience in a wide range of interdisciplinary, technology transfer-related activities, including:

  • Invention evaluations
  • Patent and copyright law
  • Contract negotiation
  • Startup business formation
  • Technology marketing

The ideal candidate will:

  • Be actively working towards or hold a degree in information technology or a computer programming related field
  • Have the ability to comprehend complicated technical information
  • Have excellent research, analytical and writing skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Be an independent thinker who is self-motivated and can take initiative while still contributing to a dynamic, fast-paced team environment
  • Have an interest in entrepreneurship and/or the develop of new businesses based on technology
  • Be able to work with the diverse range of personalities often found among elite academic researchers and biomedical industry executives
  • Have the ability work on several projects at one time

UNeMed interns will be expected to:

  • Help evaluate new invention submissions
  • Develop technical marketing summaries
  • Conduct market analysis research
  • Promote UNO and UNMC innovations to local, regional and national companies
  • Manage marketing campaigns
  • Identify potential licensees
  • Develop communication strategies to promote UNMC and UNO technologies

To apply, submit your resume or CV with a letter expressing interest to UNeMed@unmc.edu, with “UNeMed Licensing Internship–Software” in the subject line. UNeMed will accept applications until the position is filled.

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