"powerpoint," "market research," and "social media marketing" aren't the only skills we found business development interns list on their resumes. In fact, there's a whole list of business development internship responsibilities that we found, including:
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We've found that 79.5% of business development interns have earned a bachelor's degree. Furthermore, 12.4% earned their master's degrees before becoming a business development internship. While it's true that most business development interns have a college degree, it's generally impossible to become one with only a high school degree. In fact, one out of every nine business development interns did not spend the extra money to attend college.
Those business development interns who do attend college, typically earn either a business degree or a finance degree. Less commonly earned degrees for business development interns include a marketing degree or a economics degree.
Once you've obtained the level of education you're comfortable with, you might start applying to companies to become a business development internship. We've found that most business development internship resumes include experience from SAP, AeroFarms, and Avid. Of recent, SAP had 5 positions open for business development interns. Meanwhile, there are 2 job openings at AeroFarms and 2 at Avid.
If you're interested in companies where business development interns make the most money, you'll want to apply for positions at Sandia National Labs, Autodesk, and Oracle. We found that at Sandia National Labs, the average business development internship salary is $48,291. Whereas at Autodesk, business development interns earn roughly $44,749. And at Oracle, they make an average salary of $43,875.
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Some other companies you might be interested in as a business development internship include IBM, Staples, and Course Hero. These three companies were found to hire the most business development interns from the top 100 U.S. educational institutions.
In general, business development interns fulfill roles in the technology and internet industries. While employment numbers are high in those industries, the business development internship annual salary is the highest in the technology industry with $36,190 as the average salary. Meanwhile, the telecommunication and professional industries pay $35,472 and $34,480 respectively. This means that business development interns who are employed in the technology industry make 13.5% more than business development interns who work in the media Industry.