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Georgia Tech Pre-Law Advising – AT & T Intellectual Property

Patent Licensing & Sales Support Summer and Fall 2016 Internship

Application deadline: May 11, 2016 by 5:00 p.m. 

Internship Description     (URL for attachment:

AT&T Intellectual Property is responsible for the protection, valuation, and monetization of all intellectual property within AT&T.

The internship provides a qualified candidate the opportunity to assist AT & T Patent Developers with mining AT & T’s vast portfolio of patents and aligning identified patents with various products and services in support of patent monetization efforts, whether using patent sales or licensing channels.

Skills Gained Through Internship

Theselected internwill, among other things, gain or enhancehis/herfamiliarity with patentsby, for example, readingand analyzing thespecifications and claims ofissued patents and pendingpatent applications, prosecution history file wrappers on the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) website, andrelatedinformation.

Location of Internship

675 W. Peachtree Street,NW


Atlanta, GA 30308


  • current undergraduate at Georgia Tech
  • technical background in computer science, electrical engineering or related discipline
  • 0or higher cumulative G.P.A.when applying
  • be in current good academic standing

Ideal Skill Set

  • knowledge of cloud computing
  • knowledge of software defined networks and underlying physical networks
  • knowledge of technologies related to the above

Schedule, Audit Credit Hours, and Pay Rate

The internship will beduring two semesters.  Each semester has a different time commitment.

Summer 2016 (May 16 – August 6, 2016)

  • 40 hours/week, Monday – Friday
  • The intern and his/her supervisor(s) at AT&T will determine thespecific schedule.

Fall 2016 (August 22 – December 17, 2016)

  • 20 – 30 hours/week, Monday – Friday
  • The number of hours for the fall internship is dependent upon the intern’s availability.
  • The intern and his/her supervisor(s) at AT&T will determine the specific schedule.
  • 20- 29hours per week internship qualifiesfor six audit credit hours
  • 30 hours per week internship qualifiesfor nine audit credit hours

Hourly rate per semester: $26.13

Overtime is not provided.

Financial support for the intern isprovided byAT&T Intellectual Property.

Internship credit hours

This internship is a partnershipbetweenAT&T Intellectual Propertyand the Georgia Tech Center for Career Discovery and Development (C2D2) and qualifies forauditcredit hours (no tuition or fees) and official transcript designationonly if officially registered through C2D2.  The audit credit hours serve as academic credit hour placeholders towards full-time status, and interns onlyhave to register forthe additional number inacademic credit hours to achieve full-time student status (12 credit hours)as long as the internship is officially registeredfor each semester.*  For example, an internship of sixregisteredaudit credit hours + sixregisteredacademic credit hours = full-time student status.

* Failure to register separately for summer and fall semester will result in the loss of the audit credit hour benefit for that particular semester. Phase 1 summer and fall registration ends May 20, 2016. Phase 2Fallsemesterregistrationis August 13 – 26, 2016.

Financial Aidand Graduation Goals

The internship will require 20– 40hours per weekdepending on the semesterand may limit or precludethe internfrom taking courses for academic credit.  Applicants are responsible for consulting with their financial aid advisors (if applicable) to ensure participation in an internship with audit credit hoursis permissible.  Applicants are also responsible for consulting with their academic advisors before applying to ensure that the internship will not hindergraduation goals.

Students may have summer course options available through the SummerOnline Undergraduate Program (SOUP). Similar to Tech courses taught on campus, online courses are semester-based, and perfect for Georgia Tech students who will be working at an internship, co-op, or unable to be on campus during the summer.

Internship Responsibilities 

Interns shall abide by all policies set forth by AT & T andAT&T Intellectual Propertyand are required to have a background checkand aConfidentiality, Ownership Assignment, and Non-Solicitation Agreement form. The intern shall be responsible for carrying out all responsibilities assigned during the internship and outlined byAT&T Intellectual Property,Georgia Tech Pre-Law Advising, and C2D2 before receiving internshipauditcredit on a transcript. Failure to fulfillall responsibilities can result in the internship transcript designation listed as “unsuccessful audit.”

Application materials

  • a cover letter addressed to Wade Walker at675 W. Peachtree Street, NW

40thFloor, Atlanta, GA 30308

  • a resume
  • an interview (not all applicants will receive an interview)

Potential candidates should expect to be interviewed by multiple members ofthe division.Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Not all applicants will receive an interview.

Send application materials toWade Walker

Questions and Application Assistance

Susan Belmonte, Georgia Tech Pre-Law Advisor, can answer questions about the internship and also provide assistance with cover letters and resumes for applicants.

URL for attachment:

Spanish & Medicine study abroad program

Next week is the application deadline for the Spanish & Medicine study abroad program (early July to mid August in Viña del Mar, Chile).

The 6 week session is specifically for the pre-health student who:

  • is a beginner or intermediate Spanish speaker
  • will have completed at least one year of studies on a premed/prehealth track
  • is mature enough to spend six weeks in a foreign country
  • can work well with people of other cultures (program includes medical shadowing)

Get Info Kit:  Spanish & Medicine (Viña del Mar, Chile – Summer 2016)

Gracias y saludos,

Cecilia Quezada
Director – Specialty Spanish Programs

p.s.  Unfortunately, because of shadowing limitations the program has a strict cap of 25 students.
Application details and more information.

NUI Galway exchange program on April 26th

NOTE:  This program is an excellent opportunity to take courses that will count towards depth elective credit.

There is an information session on the new BME Galway Exchange Program on Tuesday, April 26 from 11-12.  This is an exchange program for Spring 2017, it is not the BME Galway Summer Study Abroad Program, where Georgia Tech BME faculty teach the courses.  The Galway Exchange Program courses will be taught by faculty from NIU Galway.

Here is the link to the program:

Here is a link to NIU Galway:

BME Galway Info Session Flyer

Fall 2016 Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School Math, Science or Engineering Internship

Fall 2016 Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School Math, Science or Engineering Internship 

Application deadline:  May 13, 2016 by 11:59 p.m.

The Pre-Teaching 2016 Fall Term intern at Holy Innocents’ Episcopal School (HIES) will support a teacher in the implementation of the Performance Standards of Excellence for Mathematics, Science, or Engineering. The specific discipline focus of the internship will be dependent upon the applicant. The emphasis of the experience will be on meeting the needs of a wide spectrum of learners including those with learning challenges.

In this position, the intern will have the opportunity to:

• observe experienced classroom teachers’ instructional practices
• experience what the teaching profession has to offer
• collaboratively plan lessons with a team of teachers
• assist teachers in planning and executing problem-based learning activities
• assist teachers in planning and executing small group instruction and learning
• setup, implement, supervise, and break down student labs (if applicable)
• develop scaffolding and extension activities
• lead whole class and small group instruction as deemed appropriate
• experience classroom management firsthand
• improve students’ course content mastery
• assess student work and provide feedback to students under supervision
• workr to design appropriate assessments of student learning
• use backwards design to develop lessons that provide  a clear path to mastery
• assist with the Robotics Club  two afternoons per week

For an application, click here.

For more information about the internship, click here.

Susan P. Belmonte, M.Ed.
Pronouns: she/her/hers
Pre-Teaching and Pre-Law Advisor
Georgia Institute of Technology
Center for Career Discovery and Development (C2D2)
Bill Moore Student Success Center 1st Floor Lobby
219 Uncle Heinie Way
Atlanta, GA 30332-0105
(404)385-3494 (office) (Google+/Skype)

Georgia County Internship Program (GCIP)

The ACCG Civic Affairs Foundations has provided funding to the Georgia County Internship Program (GCIP) for 35 paid county internships for college and graduate students in counties throughout the state. A wide variety of projects are available to students for a number of disciplines including mass communications, journalism, GIS, computer science, finance, forestry, sociology, planning, economic development, art, leisure studies, health, political science, marketing, criminal justice, law, records management, accounting, graphic design, videography, etc. All available positions are posted on the Georgia County Internship Program website located here: Students can search positions by county, by position, or by keyword.

ACCG Civic Affairs Foundation – ACCG Civic Affairs Foundation

To advance civic and community engagement in Georgia counties, and thereby support the work of ACCG in accomplishing its strategic goals on behalf of those counties.

Since the summer of 2014, the GCIP has funded positions for 86 interns in 35 counties representing 42 colleges and universities. To ensure your students have an opportunity to participate in this year’s program, please help us to promote these paid internship positions by notifying your students and by following us on social media @GaCoInternships on Twitter and Georgia County Internship Program on Facebook.

Internships in county government do lead to job opportunities. Please see the following article published in the spring edition of the Georgia County Government Magazine which highlights several GCIP interns who were hired after completing their internship:


Thanks for all of your assistance!


Michele NeSmith

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