CIBC offers internships and residency opportunities throughout the year. The internships are designed to provide practical ministry experience for people interested in multi-cultural ministry. An intern works between 5 and 15 hours a week. (summer interns work 50 hours a week). A resident serves up to 40 hours a week for a full year. Both interns and residents are encouraged to raise support or work strategic jobs in the neighborhood. Both options involve biblical and theological training, multi-cultural ministry experience, and ministry coaching.