COLLEGE INTERNSHIP PROGRAM (CIP)
The Columbia Urban League’s College Internship Program (CIP) is designed to provide career-relevant work experience for outstanding college students. 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
What is the age requirement for this program?
The participant must be a high school graduate who has already been accepted into a college/university.
Are all the participating companies/organizations located, here, in South Carolina?
Yes, however, some of our participating companies/organizations are located in surrounding cities.
What are the objectives of this program?
This program strives to connect interns with career professionals to enhance participants’ career opportunities and to provide potential candidates for your company/organization.