COLLEGE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM (CIP)
The Columbia Urban League provides career-relevant work experience for outstanding college students through the College Internship Program (CIP). CIP provides a unique opportunity for employers to identify future employees while helping students to gain work experiences that will enhance their ability to succeed in a fruitful career.
How Does it Work?
The Columbia Urban League will:
Recruit and pre-screen qualified college students for CIP
Provide career counseling support to students as needed
Recognize your organization’s support of this initiative
The Employer will:
Provide the Columbia Urban League with job descriptions
Interview students referred by the Columbia Urban League
Hire students in career related positions at a competitive pay rate
Assign career mentors to students
Contact the Columbia Urban League with any CIP related concerns
Frequently Asked Questions and Answers
Q: What is the age requirement for this program?
A: The participant must be a high school graduate who has already been
accepted into a college/university.
Q: Are all the participating companies/organizations located, here,
in South Carolina?
A: Yes, however, some of our participating companies/organizations are
located in surrounding cities.
Q: What are the objectives of this program?
A: This program strives to connect interns with career professionals to
enhance participants’ career opportunities and to provide potential
candidates for your company/organization.