CITI Summer Journal 2010

Internship Program in Communication and Media

The Columbia Institute for Tele-Information (CITI) is a university research center focusing on management and policy issues in electronic media. CITI was founded in 1983 as the first such center at a major business school. In its 25 years, CITI has published over 65 books on subjects of telecom, TV, cable, internet, and film, with a strong international dimension.

CITI seeks smart, motivated, self-starting individuals to perform research work on telecommunications, internet and mass media industries.

Some of the current projects are: a text book on media management; articles on ultra broadband networks; conferences on Latin American IT economies, user generated content, life cycles of social networks, Rural Broadband ARRA grants, and reasons for IT projects failure.

This is an unpaid position.

Job Qualifications
  • Interest and experience in electronic mass media, telecom, internet, and related industries
  • Experience with search engines and other research databases
  • General computer proficiency
  • Well-developed research, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Flexibility and responsiveness in accomplishing multiple projects simultaneously
  • Most of all, candidate must be resourceful and keen on learning new subjects

Benefits
  • Exposure to communications scholars, corporate executives, government policy makers, and international institutions.
  • Weekly guest speakers and luncheons
  • Access to CITI conferences
  • Special events and trips
  • Flexible hours.
  • Please refer to our summer journals for further details.

Interested persons should send resume and cover letter to Jason Buckweitz, Assistant Director. Email: jab2322@columbia.edu Fax: 212-854-1471

View the commemorative journals for our past summer intern programs: