NACE Brief: Demographics and Conversion Rates
Inequity in Internships Persists Despite Progress Made
For students, internships are often a stepping stone to a first job after college. For employers, internship programs are an effective means for identifying and assessing potential new hires.
This brief examines the demographics of interns—by gender and by race/ethnicity—and what that means for organizations seeking to build a diverse and inclusive workforce.
The brief also explores offer, acceptance, and conversion rates by those parameters, providing meaningful benchmarks that organizations can use to assess the effectiveness of their own program.
It concludes with a set of recommendations that organizations can act on to connect their internship programs with their overall goals for workforce diversity.
This brief is free for NACE members. Download it now at 2022 Internship & Co-op Survey Report Product Suite
April 2022. 8 1/2” x 11”. 12 pages. PDF format.