2015 New Hires by Industry: Intern

From technology and consulting to nonprofit and real estate, Chicago Booth students have questions to ask and waves to make in every industry.

September 14, 2015

Industry Percent
of Hires
of Hires 1
Monthly Salary 2
Monthly Salary 2
Monthly Salary 2
Financial Services 38.6% 216 $1,000 $15,000 $9,616
Technology 15.7% 88 $2,000 $11,800 $8,000
Telecommunications 0.4% 2 Insufficient
Total 100% 559 $250 $15,000 $8,300

(1) Ten students in the Class of 2016 reported having two internships.
(2) Compensation information is self-reported. 95 percent of students reporting accepted intern offers included salary information. Of that, 1 percent reported receiving no salary. For the 94 percent who reported salaries, the minimum, maximum and median monthly salaries are represented above. Insufficient data indicates less than 1 percent reporting offers and/or less than 50 percent with salary information.
(3) Bonus information: 11 percent of accepted offers reported in the consulting industry received a sign-on bonus, for which the median bonus was $2,500.
(4) Investment Management/Research also includes Mutual Funds and Hedge Funds.
(5) Healthcare Products and Services includes Biotech & Life Sciences, Healthcare Products/Medical Devices, Healthcare Services, and Pharmaceutical Products.