"communication," "company website," and "market research" aren't the only skills we found marketing interns list on their resumes. In fact, there's a whole list of marketing internship responsibilities that we found, including:
After discovering the most helpful skills, we moved onto what kind of education might be helpful in becoming a marketing internship. We found that 84.0% of marketing interns have graduated with a bachelor's degree and 6.0% of people in this position have earned their master's degrees. While most marketing interns have a college degree, you may find it's also true that generally it's impossible to be successful in this career with only a high school degree. In fact, our research shows that one out of every nine marketing interns were not college graduates.
Those marketing interns who do attend college, typically earn either a marketing degree or a business degree. Less commonly earned degrees for marketing interns include a communication degree or a public relations degree.
Once you've obtained the level of education you're comfortable with, you might start applying to companies to become a marketing internship. We've found that most marketing internship resumes include experience from Accolade, RingCentral, and Virtual Holdings. Of recent, Accolade had 371 positions open for marketing interns. Meanwhile, there are 211 job openings at RingCentral and 122 at Virtual Holdings.
Since salary is important to some marketing interns, it's good to note that they are figured to earn the highest salaries at Macy's, Intel, and Staples. If you were to take a closer look at Macy's, you'd find that the average marketing internship salary is $54,863. Then at Intel, marketing interns receive an average salary of $51,993, while the salary at Staples is $51,443.
We also looked into companies who hire marketing interns from the top 100 educational institutions in the U.S. The top three companies that hire the most from these institutions include Sony Corporation of America, The Walt Disney Company, and Sysco.
The industries that marketing interns fulfill the most roles in are the education and media industries. But the highest marketing internship annual salary is in the finance industry, averaging $36,311. In the manufacturing industry they make $35,516 and average about $34,668 in the technology industry. In conclusion, marketing interns who work in the finance industry earn a 23.0% higher salary than marketing interns in the hospitality industry.