The US Patent and Trademark Office has posted an announcement seeking applications for Externships. The Externships also include the USPTO Office of Policy and International Affairs, which includes the China team. Information is available at: https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/357924100.
This is a great opportunity for students to understand the inter-governmental context of intellectual property policy and/or to understand the relationships among international trade, intellectual property and domestic policy – including China.
The usajobs.gov notice was posted December 23, 2013. Applications will be accepted from the first 250 applicants, and the vacancy will close on January 24, 2014, or when the limit of 250 is reached, whichever comes first.