Partner with HackCville for vetted & trained top talent.
The Launch Summer Internship Program isn't your typical internship program. Our interns get advanced training in critical skills: full-stack coding, UX design, digital marketing, data science, business development, and more. Then we match these super-interns with your company to tackle big projects this summer.
We provide technical and marketing talent to 100+ top startup and tech firms across the country. Students get invaluable skills and build experience. Companies access top talent from one of the top universities in the country, the University of Virginia. Read on to learn why our partners rate our interns 9.4/10.Our Process → Request More Info →
Here's how it works:
1) We find and vet 1000+ top students so you don't have to.
Top engineering, computer science, business, media, and arts students apply to Launch in the fall and go through a vigorous multi-stage vetting process. Our acceptance rate is about 8%, and 50% of our accepted students are female.
2) We train them to become super-interns for 16 weeks.
Our proven proprietary training system gets students work-ready fast. We've trained over 1,000 students over the last 6 years. Our graduates have landed at Google, Twitter, Palantir, and dozens of fast-growing startups across the country. In Launch, we focus on five different tracks:
- data science
- software engineering
- UX design
- digital marketing
- business development
3) We match students with companies to tackle big projects for 10 weeks.
Throughout the training process, we work closely with each company to find the best match based on each student's skillset, personal interests, and culture fit. For the remaining ten weeks of the summer, students then work as full-time interns or project consultants at the company's offices or remotely. (June 8 - August 15.)
4) Keep working with or hire your interns.
Roughly 50% of students continue working with their companies during the school year. Many companies have hired our graduates full-time immediately after the program.
Current Company Partners
"[Our intern] is frickin KILLER. He is as good as you said he would be. This kid is whip smart and picking concepts up really, really quickly. There’s world-changing product just around the corner."
- Oliver Beavers, Trivium Financial
"I’ve found both of our interns to be both incredibly motivated and motivating. The pace of work is impressive."
- Tara Faust, Maternity Neighborhood
"Our three interns are AWESOME. The output for the short amount of time they’ve had is incredible. I love them."
- Derek Mansfield, Local Food Entrepreneur
"As we seek to build our creative economy, HackCville will play a crucial role in training and keeping talent here in Charlottesville."
- Former Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer