Internship Program

Become an intern with MSIP to gain experience in technology development and commercialization.

About the Fellows Program

MSIP’s Fellows Program is designed to educate and engage early-career scientists, attorneys, and/or business professionals who have strong interests in the commercialization process of new therapeutics, diagnostics, medical devices or digital health technologies to the worldwide patient population. If successfully completed, the fellow will be prepared to leverage their expertise in science, business and law to help drive research discoveries to the marketplace. The two-phase scheme will train participants in the various aspects of technology commercialization.

What Will I Gain?

Training in commercializing scientific research

Exposure to business development and law

Enhance your analytical skills

Interaction with industry thought leaders

Part I: Scholars Bootcamp

Participants will be engrossed in a holistic approach through the Scholars Bootcamp, discovering the fundamentals of technology transfer and entrepreneurship. Using a case study approach, participants will learn concepts including contract negotiation, targeted market research, development of technology assessments, prior art searches, examination of commercial potential, investment strategies, business modeling, and product development.

Part II: Immersive Program

Following the Scholars Bootcamp, select participants will be invited to the Immersive Program, where participants will work directly with MSIP experts. Participants will be matched to one of six specially-designed tracks that will provide hands-on experience:

  • Business Development
  • Technology Transactions
  • Intellectual Property Management
  • Finance & Operations
  • Marketing & Outreach
  • Alliance Management
  • New Ventures

Application Process

The Fellows Program application period will begin in Summer 2023. Please check back on this page for updates.

Video Gallery

MSIP Fellows Info Session

Tune in to the recording of the MSIP Fellows Info Session and learn everything you need to know about the program, plus tips for an outstanding application.

The MSIP Fellows Experience

Meet the fall 2017 fellows cohort as they discuss what they gained from the program and offer advice for future applicants!

Erik Lium Chats with Fellows

Senior Vice President Erik Lium addresses the fall 2017 fellowship cohort, discussing how he joined the world of healthcare technology and why New York City is a growing hub for innovation.

The Journey from Fellow to Employee

The Innovation Exchange highlights a former MSIP fellow’s path to become a Mount Sinai employee. Meet Justin Ring, a Contracts and Licensing Associate with MSIP, who discusses his great experience with the MSIP fellowship program.

MSIP Chats With Suchie Bhattacharyya

The Innovation Exchange features former fellow Suchie Bhattacharyya, PhD, as she chats about what she learned through the MSIP fellowship program and how it helped her discover the right career path. 

The Innovation Exchange: Fellows Chat

MSIP’s Cynthia Cleto sits down with Brandon Hogstad, a former fellow, who shares his experiences from the program.

Meet Former Fellow Brandon

Get the inside scoop and discover the benefits of the MSIP Fellows Program from Brandon Hogstad.