Culinary Internship Semester

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  • A Real Taste of the Food Industry

    As a CIA student, you’ll take a semester-long, résumé-building culinary internship at one of more than 2,000 locations in the United States and abroad. You’ll interact with professionals, build an industry network, and be a part of the action in a real work environment. The CIA culinary internship program—there’s no better way to see what it’s like out there in the food industry. With real-world experience like this, you’ll be ready to lead and succeed when you graduate!

    Here’s just a small sampling of the industry segments and companies that recruit CIA interns to work in their kitchens and within their organizations:

    Baking & Pastry

    Internships - Bread Alone Bakery
    Internships - Charm City Cakes
    Internships - Jacques Torres Chocolate
    Internships - King Arthur Flour Bakery

    Corporate R&D

    Internships - Edlong Dairy Technologies
    Internships - McCormick & Company
    Internships - Sabra
    Internships - Sonic Drive-in

    Foodservice Management/Corporate Dining

    Internships - Aramark
    Internships - Compass Group
    Internships - Delaware North
    Internships - Google

    Grocery/Consumer Packaged Goods

    Internships - Fairway Market
    Internships - H-E-B Grocery
    Internships - Wegmans
    Internships - Whole Foods


    Internships - Abigail Kirsch
    Internships - The Bonura Hospitality Group
    Internships - Legends Hospitality
    Internships - Union Square Hospitality Group


    Internships - The Broadmoor Hotel
    Internships - The Greenbrier
    Internships - Inn at Little Washington
    Internships - Ritz Carlton


    Internships - Jean-Georges
    Internships - Morimoto
    Internships - Restaurant Daniel
    Internships - Roy’s Restaurant


    Internships - American Cruise Lines
    Internships - Four Seasons
    Internships - Hershey Entertainment & Resorts
    Internships - Walt Disney World

    Wine & Beverage

    Internships - Beringer Wine Estates
    Internships - Clif Family Winery
    Internships - Del Dotto Vineyards
    Internships - J Vineyards & Winery