The Highest Paying Internship In 2021
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While the pandemic kept affecting the recruitment processes all over the world for the past 13 months, numerous companies are still searching for young talents to fill their internship role. We may think that an internship is not the best opportunity to make a fortune! Well, that’s not totally true!

Some internship positions in some companies pay a lot of dollars. So here is a list of the highest-paying internship for the year 2021. This list will include international companies with the highest monthly median base pay for internes as reported by US based interns on Glassdoor in the period of 1 March 2021 to February 2021.

While it is very hard to believe that some interns will be earning over 8,000$ per month, some companies are ready to offer that tremendous paycheck to their young talents.

Over half of the top paying companies are in tech, six companies work in finance and two others in the energy field.

The company with the highest pay for internes is definitely NVIDIA with over 8,811$. This is a computer and software company that was listed as one of the best places to work for in 2021 according to Glassdoor.

In fact, the last year has been very difficult for fresh graduates and students. They were trying to find good internship while employers in difficulty were deciding to pause the hiring process or cut internship.

Fortunately, in this year 2021 the labor market start seeing signs of recovery, presenting new opportunities for people in their early career.

Beside that; internship programs are essential tools for employers who want to fill their young talents pipelines and in the era of remote working, many companies are willing to pay top dollars for talented interns no matte what where they are based.

So if you are looking for your next internship, that will not only provide you with a good experience but also a generous paycheck, check out the list of

The Highest Paying Internships in 2021:


Median Monthly Pay: $8,811

Locations: Santa Clara, CA, Austin, TX & more.

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  1. Facebook

Median Monthly Pay: $8,023

Locations: Remote

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  1. LinkedIn

Median Monthly Pay: $8,009

Locations: San Francisco, CA, Washington, DC & more.

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  1. Amazon

Median Monthly Pay: $7,954

Locations: Seattle, WA, New York, NY, Sunnyvale, CA & more. 

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  1. Salesforce 

Median Monthly Pay: $7,710

Locations: San Francisco, CA, Dallas, TX, Palo Alto, CA & more.

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  1. Capital One

Median Monthly Pay: $7,530

Locations: Tampa, FL, McLean, VA & more.

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  1. Microsoft 

Median Monthly Pay: $7,366

Locations: Redmond, WA, Sunnyvale, CA & more.

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  1. Uber

Median Monthly Pay: $7,353

Locations: San Francisco, CA & more

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  1. Google

Median Monthly Pay: $7,129

Locations: Ann Arbor, MI, Atlanta, GA, Mountain View, CA & more.

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  1. ExxonMobil 

Median Monthly Pay: $7,018

Locations: Northville, MI, Little Falls, NY & more.

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  1. Apple

Median Monthly Pay: $6,917

Locations: Cleveland, OH & more.

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  1. Intuit

Median Monthly Pay: $6,749

Locations: Mountain View, CA, San Diego, CA & more.

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  1. BlackRock

Median Monthly Pay: $6,684

Locations: New York, NY, Atlanta, GA & more.

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  1. American Express 

Median Monthly Pay: $6,622

Locations: New York, NY, Phoenix, AZ & more.

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  1. VMware

Median Monthly Pay: $6,463

Locations: Palo Alto, CA, San Francisco, CA & more.

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  1. PayPal

Median Monthly Pay: $6,359

Locations: Phoenix, AZ, San Jose, CA, Chicago, IL

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  1. Qualcomm

Median Monthly Pay: $6,355

Locations: Boulder, CO, Austin, TX, Boxborough, MA & more.

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  1. JP Morgan

Median Monthly Pay: $6,250

Locations: New York, NY & more.

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  1. Citi

Median Monthly Pay: $6,043

Locations: Irving, TX & more.

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  1. Goldman Sachs

Median Monthly Pay: $6,008

Locations: Burlington, VT, New York, NY & more.

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  1. MathWorks

Median Monthly Pay: $5,905

Locations: Natick, MA & more.

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  1. Adobe

Median Monthly Pay: $5,875

Locations: Lehi, UT, San Francisco, CA & more.

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  1. Marathon Petroleum

Median Monthly Pay: $5,512

Locations: Washington, DC, Findlay, OH & more.

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  1. Tesla *Hiring Surge* 

Median Monthly Pay: $5,348

Locations: Hawthorne, CA, Fremont, CA & more.

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  1. Cisco Systems 

Median Monthly Pay: $5,347

Locations: San Jose, CA, Richardson, TX & more.

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