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Work Study Student , Office of Innovation

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Date: Apr 3, 2019

Location: Cincinnati, OH, US

The University of Cincinnati (UC) Office of Innovation (OoI) is seeking to hire a work-study student to join the Tech Transfer team. The Tech Transfer team in OoI is responsible for patenting, marketing, and licensing advanced technologies invented by faculty, students, and staff at UC. The student will be introduced to the compliance-side of transferring UC inventions from the lab to the marketplace. This paid position will enable students to learn about a complex business in higher education combining valuation, patenting, marketing, licensing, and policy. The primary working location for this positions is at UC’s new 1819 Innovation Hub.


Working with UC’s licensing associates for Compliance and MTA/CDAs & Research Tools, the student will focus on providing clerical support to ensure compliance with existing agreements and Federal law. The student would be mentored through assigned assistive tasks related to:

  • Reviewing agreements & associate progress reports
  • Inputting data into the proper database
  • Gathering and reviewing information associated with university inventions and inventors
  • Gathering signatures
  • Perform clerical (filing, scanning, making copies, sorting mail)
  • Reconciling data between a variety of data systems



  • Part-time during school year and possibility of full-time during summer


Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a recipient of a verifiable Work Study award and must be enrolled at the University of Cincinnati at least part-time (minimum of 6 credit hours for undergraduate student and 5 credit hours for graduate students), with the exception of summer term -OR- will be a registered student during the next academic term/semester for summer work. MUST BE AGE 16 OR OLDER
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Preferred Knowledge

  • Computing knowledge such as Office, Chrome, Creative Cloud, and Adobe Acrobat


Application Process:  Complete an Applicant Profile and upload your Resume, then apply to Requisition # 36685 and upload a copy of your FEDERAL WORK STUDY award under the "Additional Documents" section. Failure to include a copy of your Federal Work Study award may remove you from consideration.


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / M / F / Veteran / Disabled.


REQ: 36685


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: Clerical, Cloud, Database, Compliance, Administrative, Research, Technology, Legal

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