Facebook pays US interns a truly insane amount of money 3 years ago

Facebook pays US interns a truly insane amount of money

Remember when interning meant long days taking coffee orders and picking up dry cleaning for the boss?

Yeah, so do we.

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For the latest generation of social media newbies however, those days are long over - if you're super talented, at least.

According to a new survey by Glassdoor, interns at the bigger US social media and tech companies are luring the best and brightest to their desks with eye-popping pay packets.

Topping the list? Facebook, whose paid summer interns take home a whopping $8,000 per month - that's €7,337.

What's more, they even make it difficult to spend it, providing other perks such as free meals and snacks, transport and accommodation.

According to the Glassdoor list, the 25 highest-paying US internships are:

1. Facebook $8,000
2. Microsoft $7,100
3. ExxonMobil $6,507
4. Salesforce $6,450
5. Amazon $6,400
6. Apple $6,400
7. Bloomberg $6,400
8. Yelp $6,400
9. Yahoo $6,080
10. VMware $6,080

Is it too late for a career change?

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