Process and Timeline

How does it work?

  • Submit an application by February 19, 2018!
  • LaunchTN will review applications on a rolling basis and schedule phone interviews with top candidates to answer questions after companies are selected in December
  • Candidates who advance to the next round will be asked to rank their top four company and/or entrepreneur center (EC) preferences
  • LaunchTN will match candidates with top choices and pass applications to selected companies/ECs for review
  • Companies/ECs will select candidates and conduct interviews
  • Companies/ECs will notify LaunchTN of their top candidates
  • LaunchTN will make offers to candidates of their status in April
  • Internships begin in May or June, depending on intern and company/EC schedules


  • September 1, 2017 – February 19, 2018 – Internship applications accepted
  • December 4 – Companies are selected and announced
  • December 4, 2017 – February 28, 2018 – Round one interviews conducted by LaunchTN
  • February 28 – LaunchTN notifies candidates if they are advancing to round two interviews
  • March 1 – March 23 – Round two interviews conducted by companies & ECs
  • Early April – LaunchTN extends offers to candidates
  • May/June – July/August – Internship Period (flexible based upon student and companies schedules)


News, Case Studies, Success Stories, Interviews, and More.

EPIcenter Memphis President and CEO Joins Inaugural Center for American Entrepreneurship Board of Directors

Nashville, Tenn., (November 6, 2017) – Leslie Lynn Smith, president and CEO of EPIcenter, has joined the Board of Directors for the Center for American Entrepreneurship (CAE), a nonpartisan policy, research, and advocacy organization. CAE’s mission is to engage policymakers in Washington, and at the state and local level across the nation, regarding … read more

How to be a Better Business Owner: 3 Tips to Increase Productivity and Happiness

Written by Rebekah Collinsworth, Marketing Director at Accountfully   There’s a lot that goes into running a business. For even the most realistic of entrepreneurs and business owners, it ultimately ends up being more work than they ever imagined it would be at the outset. And unfortunately, because many of them try … read more