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04 Feb 2024

A rarity amongst IP firms, we offer a patent internship which will provide you with real insight into life as a patent attorney. This opportunity will give you a strong foundation of understanding and knowledge to embark on the next steps of your future career. Like others that have attended our successful internship in previous years, you may subsequently receive an offer to join D Young & Co as a future Trainee Patent Attorney!

Within our electronics, engineering and IT sector, every year we look for a number of enthusiastic and focused candidates to spend time with our team for two days during the Easter break.

If you are graduating in 2025 or later, following the Easter Internship you may be invited back to attend our extended summer internship. We look to invite a small number of candidates, who have demonstrated excellence during the Internship, to return to work with us during the summer break. Interns who show the qualities and attributes that we value may subsequently be offered a position to train towards professional qualification as a patent attorney.

If you are graduating in 2024 and looking to start your career following this, do still apply for our Easter Internship. You may be invited to attend an assessment day for a Technical Assistant position starting in 2024.

What you will enjoy

  • The opportunity to gain invaluable experience and knowledge of what could be your future career.
  • Obtaining real insight into intellectual property law by working with our team, including partners.

What you will need

  • To be a motivated electronics, engineering, physics or computer science undergraduate or post graduate.
  • A desire to gain a real perspective of what life as a patent attorney involves.
  • Job Type: Undergraduate Level
  • Career Sector: Patents
  • Area of Specialism: Artificial Intelligence, Computer Science, Electronics, Electrical Engineering, Engineering - Other, Mechanical Engineering, Physics, Technology
  • Number of Positions: 12
  • Location: Southampton
  • Salary: All travel expenses and accommodation will be paid for by the firm.
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