Internship Wages 2013-2014

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 2013-2014 academic year. If applicable, both undergraduate and graduate wages are reported. If no designation is given, wages are for undergraduate students.

Overall College Figures
MajorMinimumAverageMaximum
Undergraduate $7.25 $15.13 $75.10
Graduate $10.00 $17.40 $43.00
Internship Wages by College

College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources

MajorMinimumAverageMaximum
Overall - Undergraduate $7.25 $12.28 $20.00
Overall - Graduate $12.25 $13.63 $15.00
Agribusiness $15.00 $16.33 $20.00
Agricultural Education $15.00 $15.67 $17.00
Agricultural Journalism $8.00 $8.50 $10.00
Agronomy - Undergraduate $15.50 $17.25 $19.00
Agronomy - Graduate $12.25 $12.25 $12.25
Animal Science $8.50 $8.50 $8.50
Food Science and Technology $15.00 $16.00 $17.00
Horticulture - Undergraduate $11.00 $11.00 $11.00
Mechanized Systems Management $10.00 $16.25 $20.00
PGA Golf Management $7.25 $9.10 $10.50
Agronomy - Graduate $12.25 $12.25 $12.25
Plant Biology - Graduate $15.00 $15.00 $15.00

College of Architecture

MajorMinimumAverageMaximum
Overall - Undergraduate
Overall - Graduate $10.50 $10.50 $10.50
Community and Regional Planning - Graduate $10.50 $10.50 $10.50

College of Arts & Sciences

MajorMinimumAverageMaximum
Overall - Undergraduate $9.50 $15.10 $35.00
Overall - Graduate $10.00 $12.40 $15.00
Biochemistry $13.00 $15.00 $17.00
Biological Sciences $15.00 $15.00 $15.00
Computer Science - Undergraduate $9.50 $16.45 $35.00
Environmental Studies $10.54 $12.14 $13.00
Geography $10.54 $10.77 $11.00
Geosciences - Graduate $12.00 $12.00 $12.00
History - Graduate $15.00 $15.00 $15.00
Mathematics $11.00 $11.00 $11.00
Philosophy $10.00 $10.00 $10.00
Spanish $13.00 $13.00 $13.00
Statistics - Graduate $10.00 $10.00 $10.00

College of Business Administration

MajorMinimumAverageMaximum
Overall - Undergraduate $7.25 $12.92 $22.00
Overall - Graduate $18.00 $19.60 $20.00
Accounting - Undergraduate $8.50 $14.38 $21.00
Accountancy - Graduate $20.00 $20.00 $20.00
Actuarial Science - Undergraduate $11.36 $11.97 $13.50
Business Administration - Undergraduate $7.25 $11.90 $18.00
Economics $10.00 $11.38 $15.00
Finance $8.75 $13.30 $22.00
Management $7.25 $11.29 $15.00
Marketing $8.00 $12.89 $15.00
Supply Chain Management $11.90 $11.90 $11.90

College of Education & Human Sciences

MajorMinimumAverageMaximum
Overall - Undergraduate $9.50 $10.42 $12.00
Overall - Graduate $10.00 $10.00 $10.00
Hospitality, Restaurant & Tourism Management $9.50 $10.10 $10.50
Educational Administration - Graduate $10.00 $10.00 $10.00
Social Science Education $12.00 $12.00 $12.00

College of Engineering

MajorMinimumAverageMaximum
Overall - Undergraduate $7.25 $16.29 $75.10
Overall - Graduate $13.14 $19.90 $43.00
Agricultural Engineering $17.00 $20.36 $25.00
Architectural Engineering - Undergraduate $12.50 $16.81 $26.74
Architectural Engineering - Graduate $14.00 $18.68 $28.00
Biological Systems Engineering - Undergraduate $9.84 $13.33 $19.38
Biological Systems Engineering - Graduate $13.14 $13.14 $13.14
Chemical Engineering $7.25 $21.96 $75.10
Civil Engineering - Undergraduate $9.00 $13.48 $23.62
Civil Engineering - Graduate $15.00 $15.00 $15.00
Computer Engineering - Undergraduate $8.00 $16.92 $26.00
Computer Engineering - Graduate $16.00 $25.00 $43.00
Construction Engineering $15.00 $15.00 $15.00
Construction Management $8.00 $13.68 $20.00
Electrical Engineering - Undergraduate $7.25 $17.03 $26.00
Electrical Engineering - Graduate $24.00 $26.00 $28.00
Electronics Engineering $21.00 $21.00 $21.00
Industrial Engineering $15.00 $16.50 $19.50
Mechanical Engineering - Undergraduate $8.00 $16.40 $38.75
Mechanical Engineering - Graduate $33.50 $33.50 $33.50
Telecommunications Engineering - Graduate $15.00 $15.00 $15.00

College of Fine & Performing Arts

MajorMinimumAverageMaximum
Overall - Undergraduate $23.50 $23.50 $23.50
Overall - Graduate $13.00 $13.00 $13.00
Dance $23.50 $23.50 $23.50
Music - Graduate $13.00 $13.00 $13.00

College of Journalism & Mass Communications

MajorMinimumAverageMaximum
Overall - Undergraduate $7.25 $10.54 $12.00
Advertising and Public Relations $10.00 $11.08 $12.00
Broadcasting $7.25 $7.25 $7.25

Undeclared Students

MajorMinimumAverageMaximum
Overall $12.00 $13.50 $15.00