Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad - IDEA Telecom Centre of Excellence (IITCOE – www.iitcoe.in) is one of the eight national Centers of Excellence set up in public private partnership. IITCOE invites applications for Internship Program (summer/winter) in the areas of telecom policy, regulation and/or management. The Internship Program at IITCOE is designed to enable selected participants to pursue her/his research work. At the end of the programme, the intern will be required to present and submit the research output based on the work done during the internship.
Academic Background / Interests: Candidates having interest in Policy, Regulation and Research related to Telecom, Broadcasting, Internet, as well as Competition, Market Dynamics of the above sectors, etc.
Technical Skills: Candidates with knowledge of Statistical Tools, good writing skills, statistical analysis, etc. will be preferred.
Languages and Level of Fluency: Must be fluent in English (reading, writing and conversing).
To apply, send in your detailed resume, one-page Statement of Purpose, clearly stating: (i) topic, objective and significance of the study, (ii) methodology, and (iii) how the research will benefit the society. Candidates must also submit two writing samples that demonstrate their communication, research and analytical skills on topics of their interest.
IITCOE is one of the eight Centres of Telecom Centre of Excellence (TCOE) that have been set up in public-private partnership mode with funding support from various telecom operators in India and the Department of Telecommunication (DoT), India (www.tcoe.in). IITCOE has been set up at Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) with support from Idea Cellular (Idea is one of the large mobile service providers in India) to focus on research, teaching, training and advice in the field of telecom policy, governance, regulation and management.
1. National Broadband Policy and Outcomes
2. Spectrum and Technology
3. Service Adoption, Social Networking and Societal Issues
5. Universal Service
6. Comparative Analysis