Women’s Association of Venture and Equity

As a PhD candidate in STEM searching for opportunities in industry, I’m always on the lookout for interesting opportunities to broaden my business sense. At the start of this semester, I noticed an announcement from the Viterbi office about Women’s Association of Venture and Equity, otherwise known as WAVE. WAVE is a non-profit organization that focuses on developing and advancing … Read More

Collaborations Between Academia and Industry

PhD students are often working on and developing technologies with potential to translate well into market and industry. Every university handles patenting differently, but here at USC, the USC Stevens Center for Innovation accepts all invention disclosures, encourages collaborations with external companies, and aids with licensing the intellectual property (IP) when the technology is ready to be commercialized. After a … Read More