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About the Internship Opportunity
Are you ready to join a high-energy team focused on driving our practice to the next level? Do you thrive in a fast paced environment? Do enjoy working on a number of projects simultaneously and interacting with people at all levels? If you are looking for an excellent learning opportunity, consider joining our team!


TDS Telecom relies on our dynamic 220+ person IS team to innovate using leading edge technologies that empower us to continually move forward. Our diverse team focuses on the development and support of new products and services, while capitalizing on extensive training opportunities and vendor seminars. Team members have a passion for technology and thrive in a fast-paced, high-tech, opportunity-for-growth, and continuous learning environment.



Developer - Intern

This position will work with cutting-edge technologies, to develop and support robust applications on our Operations team.

  • Work with a variety of programming languages
  • Develop programs and scripts that will be used by TDS' Internet customers
  • Modify existing software
  • Create test data, execute tests and verify results
  • Resolve software problems
  • Contribute ideas and designs to the project work


Required Qualifications

  • 1+ semester of Java (must have received passing grade)
  • 1+ semester coursework using a Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) such as Oracle (must have received passing grade)

Other Qualifications

  • 1+ semester of a non-Java programming language
  • Knowledge of CSS, HTML, Javascript
  • Knowledge of version control using GIT and/or Subversion



What Sets TDS Apart From the Competition?
TDS believes in partnering with local communities throughout the country and encourages all employees to participate in volunteer opportunities.

Here are some of the things we do in Madison:

  • Collect and distribute food and toys for local charities at the holidays
  • Provide many hours of bell ringing for the Salvation Army
  • Donate hundreds of pints of blood through bi-monthly blood drives
  • Provide numerous employee volunteers to Meals on Wheels
  • Conduct multiple fund raisers for a wide variety of organizations such as: National MS Society (WI Chapter), American Cancer Society and the Madison Literacy Council

Why Join TDS?
Our IS Interns partner with seasoned professionals and provide support and input on high-priority technology projects. An internship at TDS offers you:

  • Valuable hands-on experience working on multiple projects
  • Access to a wide variety of software and hardware programs
  • Competitive compensation
  • Flexible scheduling: full-time during the summer, or part-time if you prefer, with reduced work hours during the academic year
  • Free covered parking at our west-side location at 525 Junction Road.
  • Bus lines #15, 73 and 74.