Spotlight for Career Services ProfessionalsSpotlight for Recruiting ProfessionalsMay 14, 2014
Nearly 83 percent of employers responding to NACE’s 2014 Internship & Co-op Survey report plans to offer some form of benefits to their interns in 2014, while more than 75 percent of employers will offer benefits to their co-ops.
The most common benefits employers offer to both interns and co-ops are service time, paid holidays, and social activities. (See Figure 1.)
Meanwhile, 55.0 percent of employers are planning to provide relocation assistance to interns in 2014, and 44.1 percent anticipate offering it to co-ops. Overall, the median dollar amount allotted to individual intern and co-op students is $1,500.
The most common components of relocation assistance programs include housing stipends and moving allowances. (See Figure 2.)
NACE’s 2014 Internship & Co-op Survey was conducted from November 18, 2013, through January 24, 2014. The survey was sent to 1,116 NACE employer members: 264, or 23.7 percent, took part. The survey report is available at www.naceweb.org/surveys/internship-co-op.aspx.
Source: 2014 Internship & Co-op Survey, National
Association of Colleges and Employers
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