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All co-ops and many internships are paid positions. UNL students accept both paid and unpaid internships. The pay rate varies widely by industry and geographic location.

Below are reported internship wages for the 2012-2013 academic year. If applicable, both undergraduate and graduate wages are reported. If no designation is given, wages are for undergraduate students.

Overall:

Undergraduate $13.12 ($7.25 - $40.00)
Graduate $15.77 ($10.00 - $46.25)

College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources

Overall: Undergraduate $10.58 ($7.25 - $20.70); Graduate $14.30 ($12.25 - $17.00)

  • Agribusiness - $10.80
  • Agricultural Economics - $12.75
  • Agricultural Education - $10.00
  • Agricultural Journalism - $9.00
  • Agronomy - $12.99 Undergraduate; $12.25 Graduate
  • Applied Science - $10.00
  • Fisheries and Wildlife - $11.00
  • Horticulture - $11.00 Undergraduate; $17.00 Graduate
  • Mechanized Systems Management - $16.12
  • PGA Golf Management - $9.55
  • Plant Biology - $15.00 Graduate
  • Turfgrass & Landscape Management - $10.25

College of Architecture

Overall: Undergraduate $7.25; Graduate $11.33 ($10.00 - $14.00)

  • Architectural Studies - $7.25
  • Community and Regional Planning - $11.33 Graduate

College of Arts & Sciences

Overall: Undergraduate $15.11 ($7.25 - $40.00); Graduate $21.55 ($12.00 - $46.25)

  • Anthropology - $8.00
  • Biochemistry - $15.50
  • Biological Sciences - $15.00
  • Computer Science - $16.44 Undergraduate; $28.79 Graduate
  • Geography - $10.50 Undergraduate; $12.00 Graduate
  • Geosciences - $29.13 Graduate
  • History - $15.00 Graduate
  • Mathematics - $18.33
  • Meteorology-Climatology - $15.00
  • Political Science - $9.75

College of Business Administration

Overall: Undergraduate $11.82 ($8.00 - $21.00); Graduate $11.60 ($10.00 - $13.00)

  • Accounting - $12.94 Undergraduate; $12.00 Graduate
  • Actuarial Science - $12.47 Undergraduate; $11.00 Graduate
  • Business Administration - $11.50 Undergraduate; $11.50 Graduate
  • Economics - $10.14
  • Finance - $13.25
  • International Business - $10.00
  • Management - $11.99
  • Marketing - $11.63

College of Education & Human Sciences

Overall: Undergraduate $10.21 ($7.25 - $12.50); Graduate $10.54

  • Hospitality, Restaurant & Tourism Management - $9.06
  • Nutrition, Exercise, and Health Science - $12.50
  • Psychological Studies in Education - $10.54 Graduate

College of Engineering

Overall: Undergraduate $15.88 ($8.00 - $35.78); Graduate $16.14 ($11.00 - $34.00)

  • Agricultural Engineering - $16.48
  • Architectural Engineering  - $15.00 Graduate
  • Biological Systems Engineering - $13.20 Undergraduate; $13.14 Graduate
  • Chemical Engineering - $19.22
  • Civil Engineering - $13.22 Undergraduate; $12.50 Graduate
  • Computer Engineering - $17.41
  • Construction Management - $11.75
  • Electrical Engineering - $15.87 Undergraduate; $34.00 Graduate
  • Environmental Engineering - $9.00 Graduate
  • Industrial Engineering - $15.56
  • Mechanical Engineering - $15.96 Undergraduate; $14.00 Graduate

College of Fine & Performing Arts

Overall: Undergraduate $13.00

  • Music - $13.00 Graduate

College of Journalism & Mass Communications

Overall: Undergraduate $10.65 ($7.25 - $17.14

Advertising and Public Relations - $10.65

College of Law

Graduate $14.75 ($14.00 - $15.00)