Engineering Graduate Student Research Assistantship

POSTED: January 30, 2019
BUSINESS: College of Engineering and Office of Technology Commercialization
START DATE: March 4, 2019

Location:  Purdue Technology Center-Aerospace

Appointment type: Graduate student research assistantship (0.5 FTE)

Expected Duration: 1 year


  • Research the market potential of innovations well matched to student’s field of study.
  • Work with OTC to match innovations with commercial partners.
  • Contribute subject matter expertise to OTC and augment OTC’s capacity to assess and market technologies.
  • The student will also have the opportunity to bring their findings back to the inventor’s laboratory to guide future research, increasing the potential for success in licensing, and driving future invention disclosures. 


  • Master’s or PhD student in the College of Engineering.
  •  US citizenship or permanent residency required.

Application Instructions

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to  Ms. Lori Wolf,

Purdue Research Foundation student and internship employment opportunities currently do not meet US immigration standards for students on F-1 student visas to pursue curricular practical training (CPT).

A criminal conviction check and negative controlled substance test are required for employment in this position.

Purdue Research Foundation is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.

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