Claudia Allen

About the Author

Claudia Allen is an editor at the National Association of Colleges and Employers. She is the co-author of seven health books, and a former reporter for The Charlotte Observer.

What Interns Are Worth

Typically, interns are paid an hourly wage determined by degree level, class year, and academic major. Interns usually fall into the “non-exempt” category due to the nature of their positions. Seniors, according to the 2012 Guide to Compensation for Interns & Co-ops, earn 26.3 percent more than their freshman cohorts. A master’s degree…