Most research interns list "python," "phd," and "communication" as skills on their resumes. We go into more details on the most important research internship responsibilities here:
After discovering the most helpful skills, we moved onto what kind of education might be helpful in becoming a research internship. We found that 69.5% of research interns have graduated with a bachelor's degree and 13.8% of people in this position have earned their master's degrees. While most research interns have a college degree, you may find it's also true that generally it's possible to be successful in this career with only a high school degree. In fact, our research shows that one out of every nine research interns were not college graduates.
Those research interns who do attend college, typically earn either a biology degree or a psychology degree. Less commonly earned degrees for research interns include a political science degree or a business degree.
Once you've obtained the level of education you're comfortable with, you might start applying to companies to become a research internship. We've found that most research internship resumes include experience from SAP, Facebook, and Google. Of recent, SAP had 369 positions open for research interns. Meanwhile, there are 238 job openings at Facebook and 24 at Google.
If you're interested in companies where research interns make the most money, you'll want to apply for positions at Microsoft, Oracle, and General Electric. We found that at Microsoft, the average research internship salary is $93,755. Whereas at Oracle, research interns earn roughly $89,142. And at General Electric, they make an average salary of $79,936.
The industries that research interns fulfill the most roles in are the education and health care industries. But the highest research internship annual salary is in the finance industry, averaging $41,331. In the health care industry they make $39,139 and average about $38,650 in the education industry. In conclusion, research interns who work in the finance industry earn a 16.9% higher salary than research interns in the government industry.