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The Technology Commercialization Internship Program – Fall 2023

Georgetown University’s Office of Technology Commercialization (OTC) is delighted to introduce the Technology Commercialization Internship Program, commencing in Fall 2023. This internship offers an exceptional opportunity for students and post-docs keen on learning more about the world of intellectual property management and the commercialization of scientific research. Participants will gain experience working with Georgetown Innovators and Entrepreneurs alongside OTC staff and will learn about the technology evaluation and patenting process, market analysis, and the marketing and licensing of Georgetown’s cutting-edge innovations. 


Open to all graduate, master’s, Ph.D. students, and Post-Doctoral Fellows and some extra capable and curious undergraduate students. Program participants will meet in person and virtually once a week for 2 hours with assignments to be completed remotely. Interns will gain comprehensive exposure to the realm of technology commercialization, including: 

1. History and Purpose of Technology Commercialization 
2. Patenting, Intellectual Property Management, and Prior Art Searching 
3. Technology Evaluation 
4. Market Analysis, Competitive Landscape Research, and Marketing 
5. Start-up Creation and the Venture Creation Ecosystem 


To participate, candidates must: 

  • Be currently enrolled in a Georgetown graduate program, including law, MBA, Masters, or Ph.D., or be a current Post-Doctoral Fellow. Undergraduate students will also be considered.
  • Possess a background in STEM, Law, or Business. 
  • Dedicate a minimum of 8-10 hours/week. 
  • Commit to a minimum of 8 months in the program. 
  • Have the ability to work remotely and attend on-campus meetings and events as required. 


To embark on this enriching journey, submit the following documents to Monita Tarazi (ma2254@georgetown.edu) and cc Zeinab Abouissa (zaa9@georgetown.edu) by September 25th

📣 A Statement of Your Passion – Tell Us Why You’re the Chosen One! 

📜 Your Resume – A Glimpse of Your Journey So Far! 


  • Selected interns will be required to sign a confidentiality agreement with the University. 
  • This is an unpaid position designed for knowledge enrichment and experience 
  • A certificate will be awarded upon program completion, and recommendations are available upon request. 
  • Selected interns must provide written and signed permission from their research or faculty advisor, as applicable. 

Elevate your career prospects and become a part of the innovation revolution. Seize this unique opportunity to explore the world of technology commercialization at one of the nation’s leading institutions. Your future starts here!

Internship Program Timeline  Date  
Opening of applications  September 13, 2023  
Application due by  September 25, 2023  
Notification to those selected   October 3, 2023  
Start of the Internship Program  October 12, 2023  
Fall 2023