New Memphis Accelerate Application

Accelerate is a 3-month engagement that equips local college students (juniors and seniors) to be successful in a Memphis-area internship. Over the course of 6 professional development sessions, we introduce students to the dynamic community of local employers while helping students learn to navigate the workplace, build networks and hone professional skills to plot their career.
I. Applicant Information

II. Resume or Curriculum Vitae

III. Headshot

IV. Essays
In the text boxes below please provide your responses to the following questions. We recommend typing & saving your responses in another program and cutting & pasting them into the space below.

V. References
Please identify two professionals who know you well (i.e. professor, advisor, program lead, or mentor) and can speak to your caliber as a student leader. Only one reference is required.
VI. Commitment to 100% Participation
Full participation of each member of the cohort is crucial to the Accelerate experience. As such, attendance is not optional, but mandatory. Please carefully consider the schedule below and confirm your availability. (Note: There may be slight variations in these dates, due to changes in facilitation.) Contact Reggie Manning ( with any questions you have about sessions.