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Innovation Careers

Innovation is an 120 person unit of Partners HealthCare responsible for the commercial application of the unique capabilities of its 74,000 employees and faculty.  It has exclusive responsibility for technology business development, related investment, governance and the commercialization and management of all breakthroughs of Partners staff. It supports the research requirements of its Harvard Medical School appointed faculty and its core hospitals – Harvard affiliates Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and McLean Hospital. Innovation periodically recruits for professionals with the following expertise:

  • Business Development
  • Deal-Making
  • Finance
  • Intellectual Property
  • IP Marketing
  • Legal
  • Licensing

To learn more and apply for open positions please visit our website All applications must be submitted through our applicant tracking system to be considered.

Current Innovation Openings

Alliance and Licensing Manager (ID 3109048)- for a full job description and to apply, please click here.

Project Coordinator (ID 3114499)- for a full job description and to apply, please click here.

Please contact Diana Schwartzstein,, with any questions on these positions.

Partners Innovation Internship Programs and Application Process

Partners HealthCare Innovation offers part-time internships year-round and full-time internships during the summer months.  All internships are posted on the Partners website: Please contact Diana Schwartzstein,, with any questions on the program.

The Innovation Licensing Internship Program The Licensing Internship Program provides candidates with an opportunity to gain experience in early stage technology assessment and commercialization at a leading academic medical center.  Individuals with a solid scientific background, strong interest in new technology and commitment to improving the delivery of healthcare are encouraged to apply.  Interns work closely with Licensing Managers to triage invention disclosures, assess commercial markets, assist with business development outreach and the drafting/negotiation of commercial agreements.  The internship program consists of two sessions per year.  A link to apply for the internship program will be posted on this site according to the below schedule: Session Schedule:  Summer: June to August (full-time) – recruitment begins in January; Fall/Spring: September to May (part-time) – recruitment begins in June. For more information on the internship program, please contact Emilie Braun, PhD (EBRAUN1@PARTNERS.ORG) or Ulysses Sallum, PhD (USALLUM@PARTNERS.ORG).