Franworth Launch Internship

What is LAUNCH?

Launch is a mentorship program that provides opportunities for students to work alongside seasoned professionals in business and franchising. This program, unlike many internships, will expose students to behind-the-scenes work on emerging and established brands, alike.

What makes us different?

Our unpaid learning experience allows students to take charge of their own development as young professionals in an encouraging, learning-centered environment. We will gladly work with universities to offer school credit for time spent with our program.

Leadership

Continuously Earning Recognition In Franchising

Be the driver of your development as you gain experience in your field.

ACCELeration

Opportunity

Learn how Franworth accelerates value for emerging and mature brands by working behind the scenes with franchise industry veterans.

unity

The Launch team has the opportunity to collaborate with DRIVE, Franworth’s Diversity and Inclusion team on current, company initiatives.

Network

Handshake

Our Launch team has access to an incredible community and network here at Franworth. Students will connect with people outside of their department and begin a professional network of their own!

Collaboration

Need

The Launch team connects with each other while collaborating with a mentor who is an expert in their field of study or interest and is dedicated to their development as a young professional.

home

Creating Innovative Solutions

Franworth boasts of an incredible culture where everyone who joins the team becomes part of the family. We also offer flexible scheduling for students juggling classes and other commitments.

2021 SUMMER INTERNS

Chris C.
Digital Strategy Internship (U of M) – mentored by Brandi Kloostra

“Coming into this internship this summer, I really had no idea the impact it would have made on me by the time it was coming to a close. I look forward to taking all I have learned this Summer into future academic and professional experiences and will always be able to look back at this summer as where it all started.”

Joe B.
Finance Internship (Marquette University) – mentored by Lindsey Nabors

“This internship exceeded my expectations. I didn’t realize I would meet so many people that I can see myself staying connected with! I am leaving here knowing that I can come back and ask for advice as I make my next steps professionally. I am leaving this program with a lot more than what I started with.”

Mia E.
Marketing Internship (U of M) – mentored by Megan Conway

“I feel prepared for my professional future, and eager to use the skills I learned this Summer.”

Grace K.
Social Media Marketing Internship (MSU) – mentored by Lindsey Nabors

“This internship exceeded my expectations. I didn’t realize I would meet so many people that I can see myself staying connected with! I am leaving here knowing that I can come back and ask for advice as I make my next steps professionally. I am leaving this program with a lot more than what I started with.”

Katie S.
Social Media Marketing and PR Internship (GVSU) – mentored by Shelley Blaszak

“I learned valuable skills that I will take with me when I graduate and am entering the professional world.”

Isabella S.
Franchise Development Internship (U of M) – mentored by Julia Berman

“The launch program was more than I could’ve expected out of an internship. Not only did I learn so much from all the Franworth employees, but I became a part of the Franworth family which is something I’ll be forever grateful for!”

personal development opportunities

We are committed to offering a comprehensive approach to our student’s development. Launch team participants gain hands-on experience and learn alongside a mentor in their area of study or interest. They are gain skills that will transfer into future career opportunities, regardless of the industry. During each Launch session, we offer the following personal and professional development opportunities to the team.

  1. Project Management: Project Planning 101
    • Learn how to use a project scope as a tool to initiate, plan, execute, and deliver a project with our Project Planning 101 session.
  2. Establish Your Personal Brand
    • Join session host, Meg Roberts, CEO of The Lash Lounge and Franworth CMO, as she helps you consider the kind of person you want to be in this world, and how that may impact what you project and how you are perceived in the workplace. Experience how personal and professional development collide in this session with Meg!
  3. Personal Financial Management
    • Start out your financial life on the right foot with our two-part series taught by in-house experts to learn best practices and practical tools in managing personal finances today and as you enter your career.
  4. Update Resume with Franworth experience 
    • Work with your mentor to translate your projects here at Franworth onto your resume in an impactful way.
  5. Present Key Projects & Top Learnings to The Franworth Team
    •  Public speaking does not have to be a buzz word that causes stress. We will work with you on best practices for presenting in a professional setting for you to share about your impact during your time here.