RANKED: The 25 internships with the best pay, perks, and office space
- Vault, a career search engine, invited more than 400 organizations and their interns to participate in an internship survey.
- More than 13,000 current and past interns responded to Vault's 2019 survey on best internships for compensation and benefits.
- Several internship programs overlapped categories. The Elliot Davis ENVISION summer internship experience is ranked No. 1 for compensation and benefits as well as the best accounting internship.
Salary, perks, and office culture are often amongst the top considerations for job seekers - and it's no different for students and grads applying to internships.
Vault, a career search engine, invited more than 400 organizations to participate in its 2019 internship survey. More than 13,000 interns responded to Vault's 2019 Best Internships for Compensation & Benefits survey, which ranked pay structure, subsidized expenses, office space, and perks.Read more: The best-paid and most promising internship in every field, according to more than 13,000 interns who know
On a scale of one to 10, with 10 being the highest, interns ranked their overall internship experiences in six categories: compensation and benefits, quality of life, interview process, career development, full-time employment prospects, and diversity. The ratings were then averaged to determine an overall score for each internship program.
The following list reflects the internship programs with the highest compensation and benefits ratings. Several internships also ranked near the top in other lists, so we included those details for context, too.