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Infographic: Internships Survey and 2013 Internship Trends

December 6, 2012

The results are in. surveyed over 7,300 students and recent graduates and over 300 companies to uncover how students and employers really feel about internships. We looked back at the 2012 internships season and forward to 2013 and are excited to share our results with you today:

53% of companies plan to hire more interns in 2013 than they did in 2012 – amazing news as students begin searching for their summer 2013 internships! We reveal the most important qualities employers consider when hiring an intern, the supply and demand of the internships market, and data on virtual internships, compensation, and more.

Scroll down to check out our infographic, “Internships: The New Interview,” and see all of the data and trends from our survey of students and employers. Infographic - Internships: The New Interview

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Connie Ralph December 6, 2012 at 11:43 am

I would love to print out the infographic for our Career Center bulletin board. Do you have a file you could/would share?


Synthia December 6, 2012 at 2:47 pm

Hi Connie, here”s a link to the image:, you can right-click and save it as a file. Send me an email – – if that doesn”t work for you and I”ll send you the full size file.



Karla Torres December 7, 2012 at 6:34 am

Great information and graphics. Thank you!


Celeste Robertson December 7, 2012 at 11:40 am

I, too, loved the info and would like to be able to post the infographic in our office.



Synthia December 7, 2012 at 11:48 am

Thank you Celeste, so glad you”ll be sharing this with your students! Click here for a link to a .pdf version of the infographic.



Celeste Robertson December 7, 2012 at 11:43 am

Love the infographic!


Paul December 10, 2012 at 7:22 am


The pdf apparently has a privacy lock, because I am able to open and review it, but I cannot save it. Please email me the pdf.

Thank you,


Synthia December 10, 2012 at 9:15 am

Hi Paul, no problem – will email it to you now. Thank you for sharing!


Synthia December 10, 2012 at 9:24 am

Hi Paul, I just tried emailing it to you but got an “undeliverable” message. If you email me directly at I will send it right over. Thanks!


Nate December 11, 2012 at 4:36 am

Thanks for making this so easy to share. Love the “Embed this on your site” option at the bottom of the infographic!


Synthia December 11, 2012 at 1:44 pm

No problem Nate, thank you for sharing with your students!


Isaac Asante January 3, 2013 at 5:37 am

Wow, what an amazing infographic with unbelievable information. I'm also really hoping to get selected for an internship in 2013. It's a must! 🙂


Linda Hannan January 3, 2013 at 11:47 am

LOVE the graphics. I'd like to have permission to share this on our school board as well. THank you!


sathyanarayana January 9, 2013 at 7:03 am

i want to do an intenship help me how to do


Julie January 26, 2013 at 7:19 pm

That's good news. The best way to learn is always on the job! Get in the door and prove yourself.


mithunreddy May 22, 2013 at 6:03 am

I want to do paid or unpaid internship in electrical department in (Andhra Pradesh) India, please tell me if any.


sheen June 3, 2013 at 2:11 pm

I want to do paid or unpaid internship in fashion designing department in usa please tell me if any .


Keston Edwards September 27, 2013 at 9:04 am

This is excellent infomation. I too would like to share this informative information for an Internship, “The New Trend” presentation. I think they'd be thrilled to have this infomation.


Synthia September 30, 2013 at 8:41 am

Keston, we are happy to have you share!


Candy October 15, 2013 at 12:20 pm

I would love a paid internship in either a Hospital or Federal, State, or City Position regards to health, wellness, and fitness (i.e. coaching, counseling, fitness trainer, etc).


Rosie Antonecchia January 23, 2014 at 5:47 pm

I love this information. Thank you so much for sharing! I will be sharing it with my colleages and students!


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