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Join our team of industry professionals

We’re always on the lookout for new talent. Take the first step to joining our team of industry professionals by viewing our current opportunities.

At Skysong Innovations, you matter.

As a Skysong Innovations employee, you are the critical liaison between university inventions and real-world impact.

As a member of our team, you move university technology to the marketplace in a variety of ways. Whether it’s facilitating invention disclosures, providing entrepreneurial coaching, linking to venture funding, connecting researchers to outside companies or developing commercialization strategies, the work we do inspires further innovation, develops new products, creates jobs, grows future companies and even launches new industries. 

ASU students

ASU is known for its unique and effective approach to growing an entrepreneurial enterprise within a public university system.

Our values

You think creatively, and you don’t sacrifice the critical details in favor of the big picture.

You look at the broad-scale applications of nascent products and technologies, and work to bring each one of them into the marketplace. You’re willing to brainstorm alternative commercialization pathways to find the best mode to market. 

You’re a powerful mind in your own field, and you’re eager to work with present and future leaders in others.

Your expertise allows you to appreciate how different marketing and licensing decisions will affect potential industry partners, and allows you to act as a sentinel who ensures a fair return on the value provided by university intellectual property.

You’re excited to engage

with the highest-level faculty and students, interface with dynamic ventures both within the local community and around the country, and provide access to top-tier entrepreneurial support that will help retain and grow high-performing startups.

You’re an innovator among innovators.

You devise and deploy broad, unique outreach initiatives within and beyond the university, launching and protecting intellectual property while maximizing opportunities for technology transfer in broader industries. You look for ways to ensure that top products and startups deliver maximum social, economic and even global impact.

We want you on our team.

We’re growing

We’re always on the lookout for new talent. Take the first step to joining our team of industry professionals by viewing our current opportunities.

For industry professionals

Licensing and Business Development Associate – Physical Sciences 

Licensing and Business Development Associate – Life Sciences

For students

Skysong Innovations Fellow 

Intern/Extern descriptions

This externship will expose the students to technology transfer issues, including the identification, protection and commercialization of new technology.

Students in our legal externship program must hold a technical undergraduate or graduate degree (science, engineering, technology, computer science). Experience with IP in general and patent law in particular is helpful; an eagerness to learn is required.

You will coordinate with inventors and internal and external counsel as you prepare technology transfer documents, including technology evaluations, claim charts, patent applications, office action responses and more.

Graduate (Masters/PhD/MBA) students with backgrounds in engineering, physical sciences, biology, biochemistry and bioscience are encouraged to apply.

Students will be responsible for writing reports, assessing commercial viability of inventions submitted to Skysong Innovations, identifying potential investors or licensees, developing marketing materials for our inventions, and/or conducting financial analyses for negotiations. Students will be invited to attend internal staff presentations and engage with our team.

Students that fill this position will be reporting to our administrative team and should be able to work in a team environment, have a basic knowledge of MS office programs, strong attention to detail and willingness to learn. The essential functions of this position are answering the phone, filing and data entry as well as any other duties needed to improve and support our day-to-day operations.

The student paralegal will assist SI’s paralegals with collecting and managing data in SI’s patent database. The essential functions of this position include reviewing and attaching documentation and emails to specific records in the database, as well as data entry – attention to detail being vital. The student will also help with filing and other projects throughout the year. SI is a fast-paced office with many tasks to complete.