2023 NACE Internship Survey & Compensation Guide Combo

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Get the data you need to determine how to develop a successful internship program, and gain access to actual reported wages and benefits provided for 2021-22 interns/co-ops.

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This collection includes everything you need to assess the effectiveness of your internship and co-op program:

Fee: $395 (members); $645 (nonmembers)

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2023 Internship Survey & Compensation Guide Combo


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2023 Guide to Compensation for Interns & Co-ops Survey Report

2023 Guide to Compensation for Interns & Co-ops Report

This guide—based on actual wages and benefits provided for 2021-22 interns/co-ops—includes data for average hourly wage by degree, academic major, year of study, industry, company size, and region, plus benefits.

March 2023. 8 1/2” x 11”. 54 pages. PDF format.

(Purchase separately: $290 Member; $435 Nonmember)

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2023 Internship & Co-op Report Dashboard

Filter down to the data you need and customize your views

NACE conducted its annual internship & co-op survey November 9, 2022 through December 31, 2022. A total of 221 NACE members and an additional 68 nonmember companies responded. The dashboard provides detailed results based along a variety of parameters, including region, company size, and industry. Responses reflect internship and co-op program results for the 2021-22 academic year.

Hone in on key benchmarks by region, size of company, and industry with this interactive data visualization dashboard, designed to help you make a meaningful assessment of your program and pinpoint where you are doing well and where you can improve.


2023 Internship & Co-op Report

Get the full report: Hiring projections for the 2022-23 academic year and benchmarks from 2021-22

NACE’s 2023 Internship & Co-op Report explores key aspects of employers’ internship and co-op programs and offers both hiring projections for 2022-23 programs as well as key benchmarks based on actual data for 2021-22 programs.

For organizations focused on building the most effective internship/co-op program, the report features key insights—including where interns and co-ops will engage in their experiences this year and who took part in programs last year—and offers current benchmarks for assessing program effectiveness.

The report includes hard data for:

  • Offer, acceptance, and conversion rates;
  • One- and five-year retention rates for employees with internship/co-op experience;
  • Overall hourly wage rates, plus trends in wage rates;
  • Benefits offered to interns and co-ops; and
  • Relocation assistance, including average costs.

The report also looks at how students are sourced and recruited, the effectiveness of specific recruiting techniques, and how interns/co-ops spend their time.

March 2023. 8 1/2” x 11”. 28 pages. PDF format.

(Purchase separately: $290 Member; $435 Nonmember)

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Benefits of Survey Participation

Take part in an essential contribution to the profession

Primary research surveys are administered annually to assist career services and university relations and recruiting professionals in making data-driven decisions; identifying new opportunities; and forecasting for the future.

NACE members who participated in the NACE Internship Survey receive free access to the entire product suite for every single NACE member at their organization at MyNACE > Research Reports > 2023 Internship & Co-op Report & Dashboard. Nonmembers who participated are eligible for a discounted rate.

To learn more about survey participation, contact NACE Research at research@naceweb.org.