Interested in a science career outside of the lab?
A patent examiner often gets to consider cutting edge technologies before the research papers are published. This job will use your analytical skills, technical expertise and in-house acquired legal knowledge to examine inventions. A design examiner gets to check out the latest product designs. This job will use your spatial reasoning, product design know-how and in-house acquired legal knowledge to examine eye-appealing design applications for everything from equipment through to wallpaper.