Externship onboarding documents

Welcome to the United States Patent and Trademark Office! We're thrilled that you chose us. The USPTO trains the next generation of intellectual property professionals and the Office of Human Resources is excited to help you begin your onboarding process.

This webpage contains everything you need to onboard and begin your externship at the USPTO!

Read each item carefully and email any questions or issues that require troubleshooting to extern@uspto.gov.