There’s only one way to see what it’s really like out there in the food industry—an awesome internship experience (or "externship," as we like to call it in this industry)! And that’s just what you’ll get with the CIA’s unparalleled industry contacts at your fingertips. During your semester-long, résumé-building internship at one of more than 2,000 CIA-approved locations, you’ll interact with professionals, build an industry network, and be a part of the action in a real work environment. When you graduate, you’ll be so ready.
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: