If you’ve been trying to figure out where the best internships are to make your resume look good, and further your progress in your chosen industry, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve done the research and come up with an easy to understand list of some of the top internships for 2013, complete with starting salary information and ratings based on previous interns with that company. All of the information you need on each company and their internships are listed below.
Google is one of the best known, most used search engines around the world. It is a company worth approximately $250 billion dollars, and employs somewhere around 20,000 people. Previous interns rate Google’s internships a 4.6 out of 5.
Average Monthly Base Pay For Interns: $5,787
Proctor and Gamble is a Fortune 500 multinational corporation based in the United States. They manufacture a wide range of products, including those pertaining to personal care, household cleaning, laundry detergents, prescription drugs, and even disposable nappies. Previous interns rate Proctor and Gamble’s internship a 4.2 out of 5.
Average Monthly Base Pay For Interns: $3,997
Qualcomm is a wireless telecommunications research and development company based in the United States. They design, manufacture, and market digital telecommunications products and services, and have 157 locations worldwide. Previous interns rated Qualcomm’s internship a 4.2 out of 5.
Average Monthly Base Pay For Interns: $4,955
Microsoft is a multinational software corporation based in the United States. It develops, manufactures, licenses, and supports a wide range of products and services in relation to computing. It is one of the world’s most valuable companies, with its estimated worth over 100 billion dollars. Previous interns rated Microsoft’s Internship a 4.2 out of 5.
Average Monthly Base Pay For Interns: Between $5,797 and $7,050 (dependent upon intern position received)
Nordstrom is an upscale fashion department based in the United States, which was originally founded by John W. Nordstrom and Carl F. Wallin. Previous interns rated Nordstrom’s internship as a 4.1 out of 5.
Average Monthly Base Pay For Interns: $2,006
‘GE’ or General Electric is a Fortune 500 company that has been ranked as the sixth largest firm in the entire United States by gross revenue, and the fourteenth most profitable in general. GE employs over 300,000 people. Previous interns rated General Electric’s Internship as a 4.1 out of 5.
Average Monthly Base Pay For Interns: $2,874
PricewaterhouseCoopers is the worlds largest professional services firm, as well as the largest “Big Four” accountancy firm. They are based in London, in the United Kingdom, and employ about 180,000 people. Previous interns have rated PricewaterhouseCoopers’ internship a 4.1 out of 5.
Average Monthly Base Pay For Interns: $4,154
Intel is a technology company based in the United States, and is the world’s largest semiconductor chip maker. The company is worth approximately $84 billion, and employs just under 105,000 people. Previous interns have rated Intel’s internship a 4.1 out of 5.
Average Monthly Base Pay For Interns: $4,280
KPMG is one of the largest professional service companies in the world, and is one of the Big Four auditors. The company is based in the Netherlands, receives approximately $23 billion in revenue every year, and employs around 145,000 people. Previous interns have rated KPMG’s internship as a 4 out of 5.
Average Monthly Base Pay For Interns: $3,729
Cisco is a multinational corporation based in the United States, which designs, manufactures, and sells networking equipment. The company is worth about $91 billion, and boasts around 72,000 employees. Previous interns rate Cisco’s internship as a 4 out of 5.
Average Monthly Base Pay For Interns: $4,077
These are the top ten internships for 2013, so if you want to try to snag one for yourself, make sure to be prepared, follow directions, and exude confidence. Good luck!
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