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Ten Facts About CIP


Facts about CIP

#1. Designed to help young people with learning differences make successful transitions from adolescence to young adulthood


#2. CIP strives for a 100% internship/job rate / 75% of our CIP alumni are employed


#3. 40 hours of community service and volunteer experience per student through a variety of planned group activities


#4. Over 30 college and university options with support from CIP’s academic team


#5. Highly trained staff with a 1:2 staff:student ratio (full time equivalent)


#6. Cutting-edge curriculum in the areas of social competencies, executive functioning, college academics, career development, social skills and wellness/sensory processing


#7. Unique offerings such as visual and performing arts, art therapy, equine assisted therapy, organic farming, vet tech programs and animation


#8. Mid-term break trips offer the opportunity for students to broaden their horizons and learn about other cultures in a safe, supervised environment


#9. CIP helps develop the unique and considerable talents and gifts each student possesses and utilizes these attributes to teach them how to function “in” and contribute “to” society


#10. CIP students and our alumni work for our fun and educational Summer Programs, Summer@CIP and Mploy



About College Internship Program

The College Internship Program is a comprehensive transition program for young adults on the Autism Spectrum and with Learning Differences. Our Mission is to inspire independence and expand the foundation on which young adults with Autism, ADHD, and other Learning Differences can build happy and productive lives.




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About CIP

CIP's full-year postsecondary programs offer individualized college academic, social, career and life skills support for young adults with Autism, ADHD and other Learning Differences. Learn more...

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