Columbia Urban League’s College Internship Program

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.

Internships will be based in Columbia, SC.

Interested students may submit a resume to Ms. Anna White at or Mrs. Cheryl Humphries at as early as Friday, April 5, and no later than Monday, April 15, 2019. If you have any questions or need additional information, please contact us at (803) 799-8150, ext. 122 or 126.

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