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More and more, employers are hiring through their internship programs, making internships a top priority for students. However not every school is equally skilled at landing work experiences for their students. No. 26-ranked Northeastern requires student participation in a co-op program--a sort of souped up internship--virtually guaranteeing that every business major graduates with extensive work experience. Elsewhere, students aren't so lucky.

Internships Rank

Overall BW Rank

School

Students with internships

1

26

Northeastern

Boston

98.7%

2

5

Michigan (Ross)

Ann Arbor

91.9%

3

9

NYU (Stern)

New York

90.8%

4

13

Texas-Austin (McCombs)

Austin

89.9%

4

1

Pennsylvania (Wharton)

Philadelphia

89.9%

6

4

Emory (Goizueta)

Atlanta

89.2%

7

16

Washington U. (Olin)

St. Louis

88.0%

8

21

Carnegie Mellon (Tepper)

Pittsburgh

87.2%

9

2

Virginia (McIntire)

Charlottesville

85.6%

10

12

Villanova

Villanova, Pa.

83.8%

11

14

Boston College (Carroll)

Boston

83.1%

12

6

MIT (Sloan)

Cambridge, Mass.

82.9%

13

33

Babson

Babson Park, Mass.

82.2%

14

10

Cornell

Ithaca, N.Y.

81.2%

15

27

Santa Clara

Santa Clara, Calif.

80.6%

15

7

Notre Dame (Mendoza)

South Bend, Ind.

80.6%

17

11

Georgetown (McDonough)

Washington, D.C.

80.4%

18

32

Rutgers

New Brunswick, N.J.

80.3%

19

20

Lehigh

Bethlehem, Pa.

79.9%

19

23

Richmond (Robins)

Richmond, Va.

79.9%

21

17

Wake Forest (Calloway)

Winston-Salem, N.C.

79.5%

22

34

Fordham

New York

78.9%

23

30

Maryland (Smith)

College Park

78.4%

24

37

Boston U.

Boston

77.9%

25

42

Minnesota (Carlson)

Minneapolis

76.6%

26

3

UC-Berkeley (Haas)

Berkeley, Calif.

75.8%

27

19

USC (Marshall)

Los Angeles

74.7%

28

31

Bentley

Waltham, Mass.

74.5%

29

39

Texas Christian (Neeley)

Fort Worth

73.4%

30

15

North Carolina (Kenan-Flagler)

Chapel Hill

73.3%

31

18

Indiana (Kelley)

Bloomington

73.1%

32

24

SMU (Cox)

Dallas

70.8%

33

22

Illinois

Urbana-Champaign

70.7%

34

48

Michigan State (Broad)

East Lansing

70.3%

35

35

Miami U. (Farmer)

Oxford, Ohio

70.2%

36

36

Penn State (Smeal)

University Park

69.4%

36

29

William & Mary (Mason)

Williamsburg, Va.

69.4%

38

49

Marquette

Milwaukee

67.7%

39

40

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Lally)

Troy, N.Y.

65.0%

40

28

Wisconsin

Madison

64.5%

41

41

Ohio State (Fisher)

Columbus

63.5%

42

25

Washington

Seattle

61.0%

43

38

Baylor (Hankamer)

Waco, Tex.

58.7%

44

50

Texas A&M (Mays)

College Station

57.4%

45

47

U. of Miami

Miami

56.1%

46

46

San Diego

San Diego, Calif.

55.1%

47

43

Florida (Warrington)

Gainesville

54.0%

48

45

Clemson

Clemson, S.C.

52.9%

49

44

Georgia Tech

Atlanta

52.8%

50

8

Brigham Young (Marriott)

Provo, Utah

43.0%

TOP 50 AVERAGE

73.8%


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