About The CIP


The Council of International Programs Chicago.

a non-profit international educational exchange program, committed to promoting international understanding through professional development and cross-cultural exchange. CIP Chicago is an affiliate of CIP USA, which was founded in 1957 to promote cross-cultural exchange between the U.S. and post war Germany.

Over the years CIP has brought nearly 10,000 international professionals from 147 countries to the United States for practical training.


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The CIP-Chicago in numbers

Our programs and the contributions of our volunteers and professionals provide enriching opportunities for global idea-sharing,.

1600

Volunteers

250

Interns and professionals


169

Host families

30

Businesses

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We can't help everyone,
but everyone can help someone


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