Student Opportunities

Looking for an exciting, fast-paced place to work while pursuing your degree? Interested in helping bring research-driven inventions to the public? Want to be a part of an amazing team? 
Tech Launch Arizona has opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students to work, gain experience, and make a difference.

If you're inspired by new technologies and want to make a meaningful contribution to building a better world, explore an opportunity to work with TLA.

We currently have the following student positions open. To apply, visit is external) and search the job numbers indicated below. 

The Tech Launch Arizona Venture Development team facilitates the creation of new ventures founded on UArizona inventions. The Student Entrepreneurial Fellow Program allows students, working on behalf of UArizona, to gain practical startup company and technology commercialization experience. This is an incredible opportunity to build a resume, gain knowledge of the entrepreneurial process, and work with a team of seasoned entrepreneurs and executives (TLA Mentors-in-Residence (MIR)) dedicated to launching successful startup companies.

As Entrepreneurial Fellows, students will assist in the assessment of early-stage technologies for commercial potential, discuss concepts that drive design thinking, apply customer discovery methods, develop business and financial models, engage in the daily operations of a startup, shadow the MIRs in  mentoring activities, and serve as TLA ambassadors on campus and in the community to promote commercialization activities.

Search Handshake(link is external) for posting #3304908, Student Entrepreneurial Fellow. 

Are you analytically-minded? Are you fascinated by the latest scientific research and innovation coming out of the University of Arizona? Then this might be the job for you.

The Market Research Student Analyst helps the Market Research Manager in assesing technologies disclosed to Tech Launch Arizona. This person assists with patent and literature searches in multiple academic areas, from life sciences to physical sciences to optics to engineering. Technologies cluster around the six major Intellectual Property (IP) generating colleges of the University: Optical Sciences; CALS; Engineering; Medicine; Eller IT/Informatics; and Science. This person will be an essential memeber of our team, helping produce early stage assessments of inventions' commercialization potential. Through this work,the market research analyst will help deliver a high-level overview of the commercial potential of inventions arising out of UArizona research and innovation.

Search Handshake for posting #4070652, Market Research Student Analyst.