"student intern," "communication," and "patient care" aren't the only skills we found student interns list on their resumes. In fact, there's a whole list of student internship responsibilities that we found, including:
We've found that 64.9% of student interns have earned a bachelor's degree. Furthermore, 8.3% earned their master's degrees before becoming a student internship. While it's true that most student interns have a college degree, it's generally possible to become one with only a high school degree. In fact, one out of every seven student interns did not spend the extra money to attend college.
Those student interns who do attend college, typically earn either psychology degrees or business degrees. Less commonly earned degrees for student interns include social work degrees or criminal justice degrees.
Once you've obtained the level of education you're comfortable with, you might start applying to companies to become a student internship. We've found that most student internship resumes include experience from Harris Teeter, Albertsons, and Giant Eagle. Of recent, Harris Teeter had 11 positions open for student interns. Meanwhile, there are 9 job openings at Albertsons and 9 at Giant Eagle.
But if you're interested in companies where you might earn a high salary, student interns tend to earn the biggest salaries at Microsoft, Oracle, and Santa Barbara. Take Microsoft for example. The median student internship salary is $53,335. At Oracle, student interns earn an average of $49,577, while the average at Santa Barbara is $38,651. You should take into consideration how difficult it might be to secure a job with one of these companies.
The industries that student interns fulfill the most roles in are the health care and education industries. But the highest student internship annual salary is in the manufacturing industry, averaging $26,399. In the health care industry they make $24,193 and average about $23,472 in the education industry. In conclusion, student interns who work in the manufacturing industry earn a 29.0% higher salary than student interns in the government industry.