Initiated by the ELTE Center of Innovation, in 2020 ELTE has joined as strategic partner university in the Pan-European Seal (PES) 1-year, paid internship program of the European Union Intellectual Property Offince (EUIPO) and the European Patent Office (EPO). Throughout the Programme, numerous young Europeans are enabled to gain valuable on-the-job experience and develop their skills within the multicultural environment of Europe’s most prestigious and largest intergovernmental organisations.
In September 2020, 6 ELTE graduates started their traineeship in business areas, finance and human resources at EUIPO and EPO within the framework of the program.
The 2021/2022 edition of PES program has been launched, the application is open from 8 February to 1 March 2021. Detailed instructions can be reached here.
EUIPO Academy free-of-charge, English language, online training programs on intellectual property protection: