The internship program, jointly implemented by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and the European Patent Office (EPO) in 2023 is now officially launched. Application deadline: 19 February 2023.
Initiated by the ELTE Center of Innovation, ELTE has also joined as strategic partner university in the EUIPO and EPO Pan-European Seal (PES) 1-year, paid internship program. The program looks forward to welcoming talented graduates who want to acquire professional knowledge (online and offline trainings) and relevant work experience under the mentorship of international experts in the multicultural environment of EPO and EUIPO.
The 1 year-long internship program will start in September 2023 at the seat of the chosen organization (EPO or EUIPO) with a monthly scholarship (expected to be gross 1.000-2.000 EUR/month depending on the organization). EUIPO and EPO also provide trainings and lectures for free of charge. The lectures are held by EUIPO and EPO staff, private sector representatives and invited experts. The organizations also encourage scientific research and publications related to the their daily operations and functioning.
All recent graduates of ELTE, as well as graduating students in June 2023 can apply for the program.