We are a non-profit organization dedicated to Promoting International Understanding through Intercultural Exchange. For over 40 years we have provided opportunities for international professionals from around the world to gain valuable insight and experience through our professional exchange programs throughout central Ohio.
Columbus International Program is committed to promoting international understanding in global communities through professional development and cross-cultural exchange. CIP is a non-profit international exchange program that brings well-qualified professionals to the United States for practical training experiences.
CIP provides programs for individuals and groups in social services, businesses, non-profit and public organizations. Training length varies from 1-18 months. Through CIPUSA, CIP has the ability to issue the required documents needed to obtain a J-1 visa and to facilitate training programs for international professionals in the United States.
CIP is an affiliate of CIPUSA which is a United States Department of State authorized J-1 sponsoring organization.
We Would Like to Thank this Year's Corporate Sponsors for the 39th Annual International Taste of Columbus:
Limited Brands Foundation, OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Columbus Business First, Nationwide, Honda of American, Mark & Nancy Poeppelman, Janet & Vikram Rajadhasksha, Alexander Financial Planning, Barbara Drake & John Showalter, John P. Smith, Bob Thompson & Joan Moore, Northern Kiwanis, Steve & Jeannie Walker, Anne LaPidus, Xenia Palus, Hamilton & Margaret Teaford, Scott & Roberta Timmerman, Mikalene Guiser & Tim Skinner, Kathy & John Moser, Don and Miriam Utter, Nancy Donoghue, and Jane Hefferman.