Summer Research Internship at Columbia Business School

Deadline: 1 March 2016
Open to: undergraduate students in their sophomore or junior year and first year Masters students
Remuneration: on campus housing and stipend are provided


Columbia Business School is seeking outstanding applications for the 2016 Summer Research Internship program.  The program provides an intellectually stimulating environment and exposes the students to the world of business research. 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.


The internship program is designed for undergraduate students in their sophomore or junior year and first year Masters students.

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:
    • 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 program runs from 29 May, 2016 – 1 August, 2016 (final dates to be determined). On-campus housing and a stipend will be provided.

How to apply?

Applications must include resume, cover letter, and transcripts. Recommendations are optional – only submit a recommendation from a professor who can attest to your research abilities. Deadline for applying is 1 March 2016.

For more information please visit the official website.

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