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Texas Venture Labs Practicum Application Process

Where You Fit In

If admitted to the program, you'll join a team of five or six students working closely with two startup companies to make an immediate and direct impact on the companies’ development.

You will learn about market validation, competitive analysis, financial analysis, business model assessment, and funding guidance from professors and entrepreneurs, and then apply these skills on projects for the companies.

Previous projects have included identifying and sizing new markets for a fiber-optic sensing platform, and developing a model for marketing costs incurred by a new consumer packaged goods company.

Application Process

The application for the Texas Venture Labs Spring 2015 class is closed. If you are an incoming or current graduate student interested in taking our class in Fall 2014 or Spring 2015, click here to receive an alert when the application process opens.

Information sessions will cover the details of the Practicum as well as the application process. It is highly suggested that you plan on attending a session prior to applying. Watch the video of the last student recruiting session here.

The TVL application process includes multiple steps and all must be completed by the listed due date for eligibility:

  1. Submission of resume and cover letter - September 19, 2014
  2. Analysis of a business plan provided by TVL - September 28, 2014
  3. Interview with group of applicants - September 29 - October 10, 2014
  4. Presentation of group business plan recommendations - October 15, 2014
  5. Peer evaluations of your presentation group - October 16, 2014
  6. Decisions Announced - October 17, 2014

More Questions?

Please review a recent syllabus or email us. Visit our office hours Wednesdays at 12:30 p.m. and Thursdays at 2:00 p.m. in the AT&T Conference Center One Twenty 5 Cafe.