By Lexi Vance
The LaunchTN Summer internship program has officially kicked off.
With 48 interns participating in 32 host organizations across the state, the program is designed to provide spectacular talent to partnering organizations and give young professionals an opportunity to pursue experience in the startup world.
All interns are paid; making this opportunity more accessible to students of all socioeconomic backgrounds.
Interns will work at their host company from May through August.
Program participants are offered exclusive experiential learning opportunities, one-on-one mentorship, and professional development training.
Host organizations are offered a full-time intern for the summer who was carefully selected throughout this competitive application process.
Since this program’s start in 2014, there have been about 400 LaunchTN interns.
Many of which have found job placement after the conclusion of their internship.
Three current LaunchTN employees went through the internship program.