RANKED: The 25 internships with the best pay, perks, and office space

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  • Vault, a career search engine, invited more than 400 organisations and their interns to participate in an internship survey.
  • More than 13,000 current and past interns responded to Vault’s 2019 survey on best internships for compensation and benefits.
  • Several internship programs overlapped categories. The Elliot Davis ENVISION summer internship experience is ranked No. 1 for compensation and benefits as well as the best accounting internship.

Salary, perks, and office culture are often amongst the top considerations for job seekers – and it’s no different for students and grads applying to internships.

Vault, a career search engine, invited more than 400 organisations to participate in its 2019 internship survey. More than 13,000 interns responded to Vault’s 2019 Best Internships for Compensation & Benefits survey, which ranked pay structure, subsidized expenses, office space, and perks.


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On a scale of one to 10, with 10 being the highest, interns ranked their overall internship experiences in six categories: compensation and benefits, quality of life, interview process, career development, full-time employment prospects, and diversity. The ratings were then averaged to determine an overall score for each internship program.

The following list reflects the internship programs with the highest compensation and benefits ratings. Several internships also ranked near the top in other lists, so we included those details for context, too.


25. Wilkin & Guttenplan, P.C. winter or summer internship

Wilkin & Guttenplan, P.C.’s winter or summer internship is also ranked on best accounting internships (No. 3), best internships for quality of life (No. 5), and best internships for diversity (No. 9).

Source: Vault


24. BDO USA, LLP internship

The BDO USA, LLP internship also appears on the lists for best internships for employment prospects (No. 3), best accounting internships (No. 4), and best internships for diversity (No. 10).

Source: Vault


23. CapTech Elevate internship

The CapTech elevate internship is also ranked amongst best consulting internships (No. 4), best internships for employment prospects (No. 10), and best internships for quality of life (No. 10).

Source: Vault


(TIE) 21. William Blair investment banking summer analyst and associate internships

William Blair’s investment banking summer analyst and associate internships also appeared on the lists for best investment bank internships (No. 2) and best internships for career development (No. 16).

Source: Vault


(TIE) 21. Capital One finance internship program

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Capital One’s finance internship program is also ranked amongst best financial services internships (No. 7), best internships for career development (No. 16), and best internships for quality of life (No. 19).

Source: Vault


20. Owens Corning internship

The Owens Corning internship also made the list for top retail and consumer products internships (No.5) and best tech and engineering internships (No. 10).

Source: Vault


19. Frank, Rimerman + Co. LLP’s summer internship

Frank, Rimerman + Co. LLP’s summer internship also appears on the list for best accounting internships (No. 2), best internships for employment prospects (No. 6), best internships for quality of life (No. 6), best internships for diversity (No. 19), and best internships for career development (No. 25).

Source: Vault


18. Plante Moran internship

Plante Moran’s internship is also ranked amongst best accounting internships (No. 5), best internships for employment prospects (No. 12), and best internships for career development (No. 13).

Source: Vault


17. NetApp internship program

NetApp’s internship program is also listed amongst best tech and engineering internships (No. 5), best internships for quality of life (No. 13), and best internships for diversity (No. 16).

Source: Vault


16. Kleiner Perkins fellows program

The Kleiner Perkins fellows program is ranked No. 1 best financial services internship. It is also listed on the rankings for best internships for employment prospects (No. 2), best internships for quality of life (No. 2), best internships for career development (No. 4), and best internships for diversity (No. 13).

Source: Vault


15. Schenck internship program

The Schenck internship program is also ranked No. 6 best accounting internship.

Source: Vault


14. Guggenheim Securities summer associate internship program

The Guggenheim Securities summer associate internship program is also ranked No. 3 best investment bank internship.

Source: Vault


13. Bain & Company associate consultant intern (ACI) and summer associate (SA) programs

The Bain & Company associate consultant intern (ACI) and summer associate (SA) programs are ranked No. 2 best consulting internships. They also appear on best internships for employment prospects (No. 4), best internships for career development (No. 8), and most prestigious internships (No. 39).

Source:

Vault


12. HITT Futures internship

The HITT Futures internship appears on best internships for employment prospects (No. 14) and best internships for career development (No. 20).

Source: Vault


11. Perella Weinberg Partners advisory summer internship program

The Perella Weinberg Partners advisory summer internship program also appears on best investment bank internships (No. 4) and best internships for employment prospects (No. 9).

Source: Vault


10. Capital One technology internship program

Capital One’s technology internship program is listed No. 3 best tech and engineering internships. It is also listed on best internships for quality of life (No. 16), and best internships for employment prospects (No. 18).

Source: Vault


9. Aflac summer internship program

Aflac’s summer internship program is listed on best financial services internships (No. 4), best internships for diversity (No. 4), best internships for quality of life (No. 12), and best internships for career development (No. 14).

Source: Vault


8. RAI internship program

The RAI internship program is also ranked No. 1 best retail and consumer products internship. It is also listed on best internships for career development (No. 3), best internships for quality of life (No. 17) and best internships for diversity (N0. 23).

Source: Vault


7. Capital One analyst internship program

Capital One’s analyst internship program appears on the rankings for best financial services internships (No. 2), best internships for quality of life (No.3), and best internships for employment prospects (No.8).

Source: Vault


6. Abbott internship program

The Abbott internship program is ranked No. 1 best health care internship, as well as No. 1 best tech and engineering internship. It is also listed for best internships for diversity (No. 8) and best internships for career development (No. 21).

Source: Vault


5. Cornerstone Research summer associate program

The Cornerstone Research summer associate program is ranked No. 9 best consulting internships.

Source: Vault


4. Evercore Advisory summer analyst and summer associate program

Evercore Advisory summer analyst and summer associate program is also ranked No. 1 on both best internships for employment prospects and best investment bank internships. It appears on best internships for diverity (No. 5) and best internships for career development (No. 6).

Source: Vault


3. Sundt Construction college internship program

The Sundt Construction college internship program also ranks amongst the best internships for diversity (No. 23).

Source: Vault


2. Infosys Limited InStep

The Infosys Limited InStep is the No. 1 best consulting internship and is also listed for best internships for diversity (No. 2), best internships for employment prospects (No. 7), best internships for quality of life (No. 7), and best internships for career development (No. 10).

Source: Vault


1. Elliot Davis ENVISION summer internship experience

The Elliot Davis ENVISION summer internship experience is ranked No. 1 best accounting internship. It is also ranked on best internships for career development (No. 11), and best internships for employment prospects (No. 17).

Source:

Vault

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