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United States Patent and Trademark Office Application Walk-In Hours
Thursday, November 15, 2012, 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
The United States Patent and Trademark Office needs to hire 1500 new Patent Examiners over the next 1-2 years– do you want to learn how to become one of them? Or, would you like to be a patent intern?
The application process for any federal job or internship is lengthy, and a Patent Examiner application is no exception. To help students navigate the process and gain some useful tips and tricks for a successful application, the US Patent and Trademark Office, along with the Partnership for Public Service have provided a resident student expert to share information.
Daniel Bain, Campus Ambassador for the Partnership for Public Service, Summer 2012 Intern with the US Patent and Trademark Office, current OSU Moritz College of Law student and holder of a BS in Biomedical Science from Ohio State, will provide a number of opportunities to students seeking advice in the application process for Patent Examiner positions.
Daniel Bain will be holding “open office hours” to meet with students one on one or in groups to discuss their application and how they may improve upon it. Students in both engineering and arts and sciences may meet with Daniel Bain:
Dates: Thursday, November 15th and 29th
Location 1: 22 Townshend Hall
Dates: Friday, November 16th and 30th
Location 2: 190 Hitchcock Hall, Engineering Career Services
MORE DATES AND LOCATIONS WILL BE ANNOUNCED FOR SPRING SEMESTER
ADDITIONAL WORKSHOPS WILL BE OFFERED DURING SPRING SEMESTER
Patent Examiner positions require at least a Bachelor of Science in a science, mathematics, technology or engineering discipline in order to be considered.
The starting pay rate for a patent examiner is around $65,000, depending upon the candidate’s experience.
Patent Interns must be current students and must be graduating in May or December 2014.
Candidates for full-time jobs and internships must be a U.S. Citizen or National in order to apply.