Top Intern Employers

Welcome to the Top Intern Employers for 2011! The following is a list of best in class employers who are dedicated to the training and development of talent through internships. The 2011 Top Intern Employers list covers companies of all sizes and industries and speaks to the need for fresh talent in spite of a challenging economy. For further information on each employer, including a company description, top hiring criteria, and links to company websites, click on the employer name. Please also click on the buttons below for our additional lists - the Top Entry Level Employers and the Top Masters Employers.
RankCompany NameIndustryProjected Intern Hires
2SouthwesternPublishing, Printing3,000
3Ernst & YoungOther2,000
4KPMG LLPOther1,800
5Enterprise Rent-A-CarAutomotive Rental, Leasing1,500
6TargetGeneral Merchandisers1,400
7University DirectoriesOther600
8Northrop GrummanAerospace and Defense585
9Liberty MutualInsurance: Property and Casualty (mutual)550
10Kohls Department StoresApparel500
11Raytheon CompanyAerospace and Defense375
12John DeereIndustrial and Farm Equipment360
16The Sherwin-Williams CompanyOther300
17Altria GroupTobacco289
18Macy's, Inc. General Merchandisers263
19Compass Group, North AmericaFood Services250
20National InstrumentsElectronics, Electrical Equipment220
21Bechtel CorporationEngineering, Construction200
22HertzAutomotive Rental, Leasing200
23Harris CorporationOther170
24J. C. Penney Company, Inc.General Merchandisers155
25HyattHotels, Casinos, Resorts150
26Life TechnologiesHealth Care: Pharmacy and Other Services150
27CIGNAInsurance: Life, Health (stock)140
28Towers WatsonOther125
30Nickelodeon Animation StudioEntertainment120
31Burns & McDonnellEngineering, Construction100
32Legg MasonDiversified Financials100
33Principal Financial GroupFinancial Data Services100
34Verizon WirelessTelecommunications100
35Whirlpool CorporationHousehold and Personal Products100
36Air Liquide USA LLCChemicals75
37VanguardFinancial Data Services75
38EsriComputer Software70
39Olsson AssociatesDiversified Outsourcing Services55
40Ameren CorporationEnergy50
41Entergy CorporationUtilities: Gas and Electric50
42GEICOInsurance: Property and Casualty (stock)50
43ParsonsEngineering, Construction50
44Lowe's Companies, Inc.Other47
45The TJX Companies, Inc.Apparel45
46Navigant Consulting, Inc.Other40
47BlackbaudComputer Software35
48ARCADIS US Inc.Engineering, Construction30
49Union Bank Commercial Bank30
50BB&TCommercial Bank25
51Meaden & MooreFinancial Data Services25
53Gap IncOther24
54Total Quality Logistics (TQL)Transportation and Logistics20
55ARGOComputer Software15
56High Performance Technologies, Inc (HPTi)Information Technology Services15
57Mattress Firm Other15
58QuinStreetAdvertising, Marketing15
59Sika CorporationChemicals15
60Hantz GroupOther12
61ValueClick, Inc.Advertising, Marketing12
62212 Inc.Advertising, Marketing10
63City Year Education10
64Farmers Insurance GroupInsurance: Property and Casualty (mutual)10
66Sierra ClubOther10
67Rural Health Service Corps (AmeriCorps)Other8
68Hennion & Walsh, Inc. Other6
69Crown Cork & Seal USA, Inc.Packaging, Containers5
70General Dynamics C4 SystemsAerospace and Defense5
71Precision Wealth Financial & Insurance ServicesOther5
72GRIMCOWholesalers: Diversified4
73Shaklee Distributor Other3
7421st Mortgage CorporationOther2
76CollegeGrad.comAdvertising, Marketing2
77Give Something Back Office SuppliesOther2
78LeaseTeam, Inc.Computer Software2

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