Thank you for visiting the Chicago Summer Business Institute (CSBI) website.

CSBI is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit charitable organization (Illinois Corporation) which provides paid summer internships, business and financial literacy education and scholarships to Chicago high school students.  CSBI receives support primarily from sponsor contributions.


“Preparing Today’s Students To Become Tomorrow’s Leaders”

It is not simply a matter of giving a student a job – it’s an opportunity to positively influence a young life.

2015 – 2016 CSBI Events

A representative from the  Chicago Summer Business Institute will be available at the following events to answer your questions and provide information about the upcoming 2016 program.   Please contact your career or college counselor to request information about our program.

Monday, October 26th– Lane Tech High School, 10:45 AM – 1:25 PM

Thursday, October 29th–  CICS -Longwood College Fair,  4:00 – 6:00 PM

Wednesday, November 4th– Luther North High School, 2:00 -3:00 PM

Saturday, November 14 & 15– ParentPowerChicago’s School Fair @ Navy Pier, 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM (Sat); 8:00 AM- 1:00 PM (Sun)

Thursday, November 19th– Taft High School Resource Fair, 1:00 – 3:00 PM



See “How to Apply” for eligibility requirements and application materials, as well as information about our program.   Please note that applications will be posted on our website on February 1, 2016 for the 2016 summer internship program.   



Yolanda Quintana, Executive Director

Jenny Garcia, Graduate Student Assistant


CSBI will be at the Chicago School Fair 2015

Please visit our table at the 2nd Annual Chicago School Fair on November 14 & 15, 2015 at the Navy Pier to learn more about our summer internship program.  The Fair will take place from 8:00 AM- 3:00 PM on Saturday, November 14th and 8:00 AM- 1:00 PM on Sunday, November 15th.  We look forward to meeting you then!!

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