Launch Internship Program

What is it?

Providing students with the opportunity to gain professional work experience during the semester or over the summer around our Business and Technology pathway at TJ.

Students at TJ have interned with:

  • Art Street
  • Associated General Contractors of Colorado
  • Better Business Bureau
  • Denver City Council
  • … and more!

Requirements for the Program

Student interested in participating in the Launch Program need the following:

  • 2 Semesters of CTE Coursework
  • Complete Launch Internship Application
  • Participate in Skills Training
  • 85% Attendance
  • A Teacher Recommendation


Fall & Spring Internships

  • 100 Hours
  • ~10 hrs/week for 10 weeks
  • Earns 3 elective credits from CSU Global

Summer Internships

  • 120 Hours
  • ~20 hrs/week for 6 weeks
  • $1,100 Financial Award

Successes of the Program

91% of employers stated the intern was able to contribute productive work by the end of the second week.
88% of supervisors stated the intern was either very prepared or adequately prepared to adapt to the norms and expectations of an internship.
72% of interns were more motivated to excel in school following their internship