Internship Wages 2012-2013

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 College Figures
Major Minimum Average Maximum
Undergraduate $7.25 $13.12 $40.00
Graduate $10.00 $15.77 $46.25
Internship Wages by College

College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources

Major Minimum Average Maximum
Overall - Undergraduate $7.25 $10.58 $20.70
Overall - Graduate $12.25 $14.30 $17.00
Agribusiness $10.80
Agricultural Economics $12.75
Agricultural Education $10.00
Agricultural Journalism $9.00
Agronomy - Undergraduate $12.99
Agronomy - Graduate $12.25
Applied Science $10.00
Fisheries and Wildlife $11.00
Horticulture - Undergraduate $11.00
Horticulture - Graduate $17.00
Mechanized Systems Management $16.12
PGA Golf Management $9.55
Plant Biology - Graduate $15.00
Turfgrass & Landscape Management $10.25

College of Architecture

Major Minimum Average Maximum
Overall - Undergraduate $7.25
Overall - Graduate $10.00 $11.33 $14.00
Architectural Studies $7.25
Community and Regional Planning - Graduate $11.33

College of Arts & Sciences

Major Minimum Average Maximum
Overall - Undergraduate $7.25 $15.11 $40.00
Overall - Graduate $21.55 $12.00 $46.25
Anthropology $8.00
Biochemistry $15.50
Biological Sciences $15.00
Computer Science - Undergraduate $16.44
Computer Science - Graduate $28.79
Geography -Undergraduate $10.50
Geography -Graduate $12.00
Geosciences - Graduate $29.13
History - Graduate $15.00
Mathematics $18.33
Meteorology-Climatology $15.00
Political Science $9.75

College of Business Administration

Major Minimum Average Maximum
Overall - Undergraduate $8.00 $11.82 $21.00
Overall - Graduate $10.00 $11.60 $13.00
Accounting - Undergraduate $12.94
Accounting - Graduate $12.00
Actuarial Science - Undergraduate $12.47
Actuarial Science - Graduate $11.00
Business Administration - Undergraduate $11.50
Business Administration - Graduate $11.50
Economics $10.14
Finance $13.25
International Business $10.00
Management $11.99
Marketing $11.63

College of Education & Human Sciences

Major Minimum Average Maximum
Overall - Undergraduate $7.25 $10.21 $12.50
Overall - Graduate $10.54
Hospitality, Restaurant & Tourism Management $9.06
Nutrition, Exercise, and Health Science $15.50
Psychological Studies in Education - Graduate $10.54

College of Engineering

Major Minimum Average Maximum
Overall - Undergraduate $8.00 $15.88 $35.78
Overall - Graduate $11.00 $16.14 $34.00
Agricultural Engineering $16.48
Architectural Engineering - Graduate $15.00
Biological Systems Engineering - Undergraduate $13.20
Biological Systems Engineering - Graduate $13.14
Chemical Engineering $19.22
Civil Engineering - Undergraduate $13.22
Civil Engineering - Graduate $12.50
Computer Engineering $17.41
Construction Management $11.75
Electrical Engineering - Undergraduate $15.87
Electrical Engineering - Graduate $34.00
Environmental Engineering - Graduate $9.00
Industrial Engineering $15.56
Mechanical Engineering - Undergraduate $15.96
Mechanical Engineering - Undergraduate $14.00

College of Fine & Performing Arts

Major Minimum Average Maximum
Overall - Undergraduate $0.00 $13.00 $0.00
Music - Graduate $13.00

College of Journalism & Mass Communications

Major Minimum Average Maximum
Overall - Undergraduate $7.25 $10.65 $17.14
Advertising and Public Relations $10.65

College of Law

Major Minimum Average Maximum
Overall - Graduate $14.00 $14.75 $15.00