The Culinary Institute of America

  • Career Services

    Putting your education to work!

    Our Career Services Office will help you turn your CIA degree into a career.

    • More drop-in counseling hours than almost any other college.
    • The CIA's Externship Program will help you develop industry connections and prepare you for the challenges of the real world.
    • On-campus Career Fairs are offered four times a year.
    • Whether it's right after graduation or midway through your career, eRecruiting can help you track down your next career move.
      • Jobs posted by employers looking specifically for CIA grads.
      • Search by field, city, state, country, cuisine, and restaurant quality designation.
      • Get personal contact info to use when applying or making inquiries to a company.
      • Current students can use the site to find part-time positions.
    • Practical career skills are built right into the CIA curriculum. Bachelor's degree students will take a human resources class which discusses how to find a job and negotiate a salary.
    • Improve your job-hunting skills with our workshops:
      • Finding a Job in a Tough Economy
      • Making the Most of the Career Fair
      • Resume Writing
      • Professionalism and Communication
    • Our Career Guide provides you with all the tools for success: sample resumes and cover letters; dos and don'ts of social networking; practice interview questions; job search etiquette; and more helpful info!
    • As a CIA graduate, you'll have life-long access to our all of our career services.
  • The Culinary Institute of America

    1946 Campus Drive
    Hyde Park, NY 12538-1499


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