You are here
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.
- 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
- 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: firstname.lastname@example.org Fax: 212-854-1471
View the commemorative journals for our past summer intern programs:
Vickrey Auctions for Spectrum: The Track Record at Columbia University
State of Telecom at Columbia University
Columbia Institute for Tele-Information
New York, NY 10027
Phone: (212) 854-4222
Fax: (212) 854-1471
The Curl Ideas to wrap your mind around
Wei Jiang Named Director of Chazen Institute
Wei Jiang, the Arthur F. Burns Professor of Free and Competitive Enterprise in the Finance and Economics Division, has been appointed Director of the School’s Jerome A. Chazen Institute of International Business.Read More
Serial entrepreneur Drew Patterson ’06, who served on the founding teams of Kayak, Jetsetter, and Checkmate, and now runs hotel search site Room 77, offers advice to aspiring entrepreneurs.Read More
A Macroeconomics Vacation
When disappointing snow in Tahoe discouraged their plans for a ski trip, three alumni — self-described “econ junkies”— jumped at the opportunity to go back to school.Read More
Wounded Warrior Project: Leading from the Front
As the WWP entered its second decade, what governance policies and practices would ensure its continued success?Read More
Sharp Electronics in 2013
In 2013 Sharp Electronics shareholders expressed their outrage in the face of the company’s unmet technological challenges, plunging share price, and governance missteps. To turn Sharp around, President Kozo Takahashi would be forced to undo decisions that his predecessors had made and break with past traditions concerning Sharp’s corporate governance. Would Takahashi be successful in steering Sharp away from insolvency and towards a more competitive position in the worldwide consumer electronics industry?Read More
Are You Seen as a Jerk at Work? A New Study Reveals That Many People Are Oblivious to How They Come across to Counterparts and Colleagues
Columbia Business School research highlights the disconnect between peoples’ own views and their counterparts’ views of their assertiveness—and the impact it can have on negotiationsRead More
New Insights on the Factors That Intensified the 2008 Financial Crisis
Columbia Business School study says analysts’ concerns about fair value accounting clouded the already murky waters, fueling the crisisRead More
Beyond China: Where Asian Growth Is
For investors and deal-makers, there is ample opportunity beyond China and India said Changyong Rhee of the IMF at a recent Chazen Institute event.Read More
Time Warner Restructures
What were the strategic implications of Time Warner’s plan to spin off Time Inc.?Read More