Council of International Programs
The Council of International Programs Chicago is an affiliate of CIPUSA, a U.S. Department of State J-1 visa exchange visitor program. Founded in 1960 to promote cross-cultural exchange, the organization has brought nearly 10,000 international professionals from 147 countries to the United States.
CIP recruits professionally qualified individuals from abroad, provides work-related orientation and training and places them with businesses, non-profit organizations and governmental agencies for work-based training. CIP Chicago also organizes short-term training for professional groups