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Tag Archives: UIDP survey

11/3/20

UIDP 1-Minute Survey | Industry Internships for Ph.D. Candidates

The 2019 UIDP Quick Guide, PhD Student Internships in Industry, highlighted the value of these experiences for PhD candidates as well as for the industries that provide paid internship opportunities. There is increasing interest in PhD internships as a pathway to industry employment, particularly in STEM fields. We asked UIDP industry members about their experience […]

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9/9/20

UIDP 1-Minute Survey | Importance of Gaining Corporate Experience

How important is it for those studying in STEM fields to gain formal corporate experience before leaving college? We asked UIDP members about a range of different experiences: lengthy, formal experiences like full-semester internships; formal, short experiences, like micro-mentorships; and informal experiences, like industry presentations to student groups or career fair discussions. Download the results. […]

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7/30/20

UIDP 1-Minute Survey | Accounting for Alliance Management Fees

Some universities and medical schools receive alliance management fees from industry partners along with industry sponsored research funding. UIDP was interested in learning how these institutions account for these alliance management fees. UIDP university-based contracting professionals and professionals within the Research Administration listserv group were invited to respond. Download the results. We asked how respondents […]

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7/24/20

UIDP 1-Minute Survey | Reorganizing Corporate Engagement Offices

A number of universities have reorganized their corporate engagement offices in the past several years to centralize operations and with an eye towards an enhanced customer experience. UIDP was interested to learn about our member representatives’ experiences with reorganization–whether they’re part of a university that does corporate engagement or an industry member representative that engages […]

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6/30/20

UIDP 1-Minute Survey | Understanding Different Levels of Partnership

Terminology and nomenclature help define relationships. For this survey, we set out five different partnership levels, from the newest or most surface-level to the deepest, most advanced type. We asked respondents to provide the label or key word their organization would associate with the given level of engagement. For the purpose of these descriptions, “deal” […]

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5/13/20

Survey results: Industry perspective on COVID-19; research top priority for academic engagement

UIDP recently fielded two surveys with our industry members that produced important takeaways for universities as they pursue research partnerships. The first survey (fielded April 27-30) polled industry about preference for receiving information about university-based COVID-19 research. In the current climate, what’s the best way for academic researchers to let industry know about capabilities and […]

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