Do you want complete, authentic, real-world practice working in restaurants, bakeshops, and food businesses? That’s exactly what you’ll get at the CIA. No other culinary college gives you an immersive, hands-on food industry experience like this. The expert instructors in our restaurants and mentors at your chosen internship will guide you in experiential learning so that when you hit the workforce, you’ll be more then ready to succeed.
The CIA restaurant experience will really make you stand out to food industry employers. The hands-on work you’ll do in our restaurant kitchens and dining rooms is exactly the kind of experience they value—and they often look to CIA grads first when hiring.
You have a world of choices for your semester-long internship, giving you unprecedented access to Michelin three-star restaurants, international hotel groups, innovative test kitchens, and more throughout the food and hospitality industry.