Job Placement

Our goal in Job Placement Services is to place culinary students not just in jobs, but in jobs that suit them.

From the beginning, you'll be exposed to the variety of options available in the culinary world. Are you a fine-dining person? Resorts? Catering? The options are extensive and we can help you decide where you want to focus your culinary career.

Job placement service's help begins before graduation. As you approach your graduation day, our placement advisors will begin to coach you one-on-one to prepare for the transition from culinary student to culinary professional by:

  • Hosting mock interviews to practice answering those tricky questions
  • Assisting with creating a resume that stands out
  • Identifying potential employment opportunities and helping to set up interviews 
  • Polishing your negotiating skills for when you get the job offer

95% of our associate degree graduates were placed in jobs!*

After you graduate, the job placement department continues to be available to our alumni to help secure new employment opportunities, update your resume, and practice interviewing! Best of all, these services are at no additional cost to students, recent graduates, and alumni.

To find out more about our career services, schedule a visit to see us!

*The placement rate as of October 31, 2015 for graduates between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015 and as reported to ACICS was 95% for the degree program.  The placement rate as of October 31, 2015 for graduates between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015 in the diploma program was 70%.  More graduates may have been placed subsequently, as may be shown elsewhere on this site.

CCI Hot Food Team In Action!

Members of the Columbus Culinary Institute's Hot Food Team earned 1st place in the ACF Ohio Junior Food Team competition.