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.

2018-2019 Events & Workshops

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 2019 program.   Please contact your career or college counselor to request information about our program.

Sat., Oct 20th– Chicago Public Schools 4th Annual Highly Selective School College Fair @ Whitney Young High School

Sat., Jan 12th– HFS Chicago Scholars College & Career Day @ Queen of Peace School

Sat., Feb 2nd– Chicago Park District’s North Region Teen Opportunity Fair @ Truman College

Mon. Feb 4th- Mansueto High School Parent Meeting

Tues. Feb 5th- GEAR UP/Farragut 3rd Annual Summer Expo @ Farragut Career Academy

Thu. Feb 7th- GEAR UP/Senn 4th Annual Summer Expo @ Nicholas Senn High School

Sat. Feb 16th- Chicago Park District’s Central Region Teen Opportunity Fair @ Malcolm X College

Mon. Feb 18th- Daniel Murphy Scholarship Fund Annual Summer Opportunities Fair @ DeLaSalle Institute

Sat. Mar 4th– Chicago Park District’s South Region Teen Opportunity [email protected] Kennedy-King College




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, 2019 for the 2019 summer internship program.   



Yolanda Quintana, Executive Director

Jenny Garcia, Program Assistant


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