Carnegie Mellon University

Undergraduate Summer Internships & Research

The CPDC compiles survey data annually on summer internships and research experiences, including employers/institutions, roles/titles, pay, location, and offer dates, as reported by Carnegie Mellon University undergraduates across all academic disciplines.

Students that reported internships are included in the figures below. The survey only represents a fraction of the undergraduate student body and the actual number of students engaged in internships and other experiences is anticipated to surpass the reported figures, underscoring the broader impact and significance of experiences within the the academic programs.

Learn more about the key terms or language used below as well as information regarding how this information is obtained from students.

How to Use

Narrow the scope to specific academic college, department and majors for relevant information:

1. Click the desired filter
2. Unselect "All"
3. Select the desired academic value,
4. Click "apply"

*It is recommended to start with the "Department" filter. When filtering, only relevant values are shown. By default, academic filters are set to ALL.
Find more information by hovering over elements on the charts.

The Internship Location chart displays employers within the selected state.

Offer Received charts display counts and percentages within the bars.
Find more information in the Top Employer and Top Titles charts by using the scroll bar to scroll down.

You can also zoom in and out of the map by using th "+" and " - " buttons that appear on when hovering or scrolling with a mouse.