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Commercialization Intern 

Category Research  
Req Number RES-19-00023  
Department Bloorview Research Institute 

Work type Temporary Full-Time 

Grade None Specified 

FTE 1.00 

Posting Close Date 07/12/2019 

Description

TITLE: Commercialization Intern

STATUS: Temporary full-time (1.00 FTE)

START DATE: August 2019

END DATE: February 2020 (6 month term)

PROGRAM: Bloorview Research Institute

DEPARTMENT: Commercialization

SUPERVISOR: Angeli Mehta

SALARY: TBD

Internship Opportunity at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital, Bloorview Research Institute, within the Commercialization Department

About Us

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital creates a world of possibility by supporting children and youth living with disability, medical complexity, illness and injury. Holland Bloorview is a top 40 Canadian research hospital that is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto. Providing both inpatient and outpatient services and serving over 7,500 families annually, Holland Bloorview is renowned for its expertise in partnering with clients and families to provide exceptional care. The Bloorview Research Institute housed within Holland Bloorview Hospital is recognized in Canada and around the world for its unique client population and leadership in the field of childhood disability. The Research Institute brings together a multi-disciplinary team of scientists who work collaboratively with clinical staff, clients, and families to generate clinically-linked and applied pediatric rehabilitation research.

The Commercialization Office supports Bloorview Research Institute staff and trainees with the vision to unleash the potential of scientific research and technology to make the most meaningful and healthy futures for all children, youth and families.

General Accountability

This new internship opportunity will support a small and growing team in the Commercialization Office within the Bloorview Research Institute (BRI). The Commercialization Intern will report to the Commercialization Manger and will support the overall goals of the Commercialization department and the office's mission of creating sustainable impact that gets our transformative innovations directly to the people who need them. The intern will play an active and integral role performing market research for a range of projects, in industry partner evaluation and intake, project coordination and supporting IP management.

Overview of Accountabilities

The Intern's key accountabilities are as follows:

  • Conducting market research, business analysis and/or background research for a range of projects
  • Evaluation of industry partners
  • Providing support for grant application opportunities as applicable to the Commercialization office
  • Responsible for project coordination to support the activities of the Commercialization office which may include activities such as maintaining an electronic record database, coordinating industry tours, planning of innovation events, etc.
  • Supporting secondary responsibilities for the office such as:
    • Providing support for IP protection strategies
    • Updating communication materials for the Commercialization office
    • Supporting the identification of new opportunities

Qualifications and Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates must have graduated, within the last 3 years, ideally with a Masters or PhD in neuroscience or a related field
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Candidates must not have been previously supported through the Ontario Brain Institute (OBI) internship program, as this internship is partially funded by OBI
  • Candidates currently employed by HBKRH are not eligible

Term

  • Full-time, 6 month term, with the possibility of an extension
 
About the Organization Join a world of possibility! Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital creates a world of possibility by supporting children and youth living with disability, medical complexity, illness and injury. Holland Bloorview is a top 40 Canadian research hospital that is fully affiliated with the University of Toronto and serves over 7,500 families annually. Providing both inpatient and outpatient services, Holland Bloorview is renowned for its expertise in partnering with clients and families to provide exceptional care and is the only organization to ever achieve 100 per cent in two successive quality surveys by Accreditation Canada.

Holland Bloorview has won numerous awards including Greater Toronto's Top Employers, Canada's Top Employers for Young People and Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures. We offer an inspiring, innovative, and collaborative work environment with competitive compensation and benefit packages and programs that support ongoing learning and professional growth.

Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is a fully affiliated teaching hospital of the University of Toronto and is committed to fostering a climate of equity and diversity and welcomes and respects the diversity of our clients, families, staff, trainees, volunteers, trustees and partners. As part of our commitment to fair and equitable recruitment and selection practices, we encourage applications from racialized persons, women, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas within our community.

Interested applicants are invited to submit their application by pressing the "Apply" button near the top of this page. Should you require accommodation during any stage in the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at humanresources@hollandbloorview.ca or 416-425-6220.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://hollandbloorview.appone.com



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