2015 Summer Internship Program – Columbia Business School

Columbia Business School is seeking outstanding applications for the 2015 Summer Research Internship program.  The highly selective program provides an intellectually stimulating environment and exposes the students to the world of business research.  Several of the top interns have been selected to join CBS full-time as a full-time Research Associate and others have gone on to leading PhD programs.
Under the guidance of Columbia Business School’s leading faculty, interns will take an active role on a research project in one of the following areas:  finance, economics, marketing, management, decision sciences, operations, accounting, and data analytics.
This is a multi-disciplinary program and candidates from all backgrounds, including business, statistics, mathematics, engineering, computer science, the physical sciences, and the social and behavioral sciences are encouraged to apply. 
Prospective interns must have the following qualifications:
·         Enthusiasm for research and intellectual curiosity 
·         Excellent communication skills
·         Basic knowledge of statistics and/or econometrics
·         Strong programming skills are required for most projects
o   Familiarity with statistical and computational software packages (such as Matlab, R, STATA), scripting languages such as Python, or general programming languages
·         Behavioral projects require knowledge of SPSS and may require knowledge of a scripting language such Python
The internship program is designed for students in the junior year of their undergraduate program, but exceptional sophomores and students enrolled in Master’s programs may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
The program runs from May 31, 2015 – August 1, 2015.  On-campus housing and a stipend will be provided.
To apply, please fill out the application form at the following website: http://www8.gsb.columbia.edu/research/internship/application
The Application Deadline is 11:59pm EST on March 1, 2015.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.  The application process is highly competitive, only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.
Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.
Thank you for your participation.
Khaled N. Hamdy, PhD
Director, Research and Planning
Office of the Dean
Columbia Business School
3022 Broadway, Uris Room 325-E
New York, NY  10027-6902
T. 212.851.9570
F. 212.932.0545