Some individuals who are interested in applying to doctoral programs in business are concerned about the strong research skills needed to be successful in the program. There are several schools that have specific programs designed for individuals wanting to gain valuable training and experience in academic research before applying to a PhD program in business. Below are a few DocNet member schools that offer pre-doctoral programs or summer research opportunities. Visit the school for more information on how to apply.
Columbia Business School offers several pre-doctoral research opportunities: Summer Research Internship Program, Research Associate program, and Research Assistantships.
The Stern Pre-Doctoral program is intended to prepare select students to apply to PhD programs in Business, at Stern or elsewhere.
The Stanford GSB Research Fellows Program offers a unique pre-doctoral educational opportunity for high-potential individuals to come to Stanford to participate in the intellectual life at Stanford GSB and the university.