Mines ranks 2nd in nation for undergraduate internships
GOLDEN, Colo., Sept. 30, 2011 – Colorado School of Mines ranks second in the country for percentage of undergraduates participating in internships, according to U.S. News and World Report’s listing of “10 National Universities Producing the Most Interns.”
Mines, with 81 percent of its 2010 graduating class reporting internship experience, was second only to American University with 85 percent. Dartmouth, University of Pittsburgh and George Washington University round out the top five.
U.S. News notes that of the 416 schools that provided internship data to the publication, an average of 37.6 percent of 2010 undergraduates secured internships.