California Community College Internship Program (CCCIP)

Program Requirements:

  • Completion of all virtual, synchronous summer training (to take place in early August) which includes, but is not limited to, the following topics:
    • Course Design
    • Inclusive Teaching Practices
    • Applying to and Interviewing for Community College Jobs
    • Developing Teaching and Diversity Statements
    • Current Community College Faculty Panel
  • Internship commitment of at least two quarters, with fall quarter required.
  • Submission of an Individual Learning Plan that outlines all required and desired internship activities (e.g., observation hours, reflection assignments, informational interviews, etc.), prepared and reviewed by the intern and community college faculty mentor.
  • Enrollment in two to eight (2-8) units of internship or course credit at home institution per quarter of participation.
  • One-on-one check-in meeting with the CCCIP Coordinator (to take place in the fall quarter.)
  • Attendance at winter and spring quarter online cohort meetings.
  • Submission of post-program evaluations by both the intern and mentor.

Application Process

Applications for the 2024-2025 CCCIP cohort are currently open and will close on Sunday, April 14, 2024 at 11:59pm.

Applications will be reviewed based on perceived benefit participation will have on the applicant’s career goals, clear communication of why the community college setting is ideal for the applicant, and a demonstrated commitment to equity, inclusion, and belonging in and outside of the classroom. Students who do not have experience at a community college as a staff or faculty member are encouraged to apply.

The application will request a variety of information about the applicant, insightful responses to three short-answer questions (max. 1,600 characters), an up-to-date curriculum vitae or resume, and support from their home institution advisor. 

NOTE: Advisors will be sent a form for them to indicate their support of the applicant, after the applicant has submitted their complete application.

Questions about the CCCIP can be sent to