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Data Analytics Intern

Data Analytics Intern

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TDS Telecom

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**Please note this is a year round internship**


TDS is looking for a talented Data Analytics Intern (Internal Name: Business Risk Intelligence)!  As a Data Analytics Intern, you will gain invaluable hands-on experience gathering data from various TDS Telecom systems to develop data analytics for leadership across the organization. You will use tools such as: Business Objects (Webi reporting and OLAP analysis), Microsoft SharePoint, and other database tools and technologies (Python programming, Relational Database Management System, and NoSQL).  We are looking for students with strong analytical and programming skills who possess the ability to work with data from a variety of sources for complex analysis, which enables data-driven decision making for the TDS Telecom leadership team. 


School is top priority so TDS offers very flexible schedules, while requiring you to work at least 20 hours per week.


As an organization, TDS knows that our own employees are some of the most talented individuals around which is why over 50% of our positions over the past year have been filled by internal candidates.  This internship will not only give you the opportunity to apply what you are learning in school in a real-world business setting, but it will give you exposure to many other opportunities within the organization that can provide a long-term career path.  


At TDS, we don’t just invest in the success of our customers, we also invest in the success of our community.  Local presence and connection to our community is vital to who we are at TDS.

TDS has a laser focus on our customers that is supported by a great culture driven by the TDS mission and shared values.  TDS strongly believes in partnering with local communities throughout the country and encourages all employees to participate in volunteer opportunities.  In 2016 TDS had 546 employee volunteer and contribute in their neighborhoods.






Data Lake

Maintain, support, and enhance the business intelligence backend Data Lake used to generate business unit key analytics and metrics for the TDS Telecom leadership team.


Data Planning, Gathering, & Development

Support information gathering sessions with business process owners to understand data requirements and objectives. Research, design, code, test, and aggregate results from database queries. Support project leads and provide technical guidance for the design, development, and implementation of data delivery distribution/visualization.


Dynamic Delivery of Content

Support role in developing dynamic web products to deliver content to audiences throughout the organization.  Design, implement and maintain web pages, web apps, graphics, and workflow solutions hosted on the TDS Telecom Intranet.


Reporting & Metric Development

Support role in designing reports and metrics to summarize information, leveraging automated solutions where possible. Help architect solutions that correlate information from multiple data systems to improve operations and overall profitability.


Required Qualifications

  • AA degree (or higher) in IT, Engineering, Mathematics or a related field
  • 1 (+) semesters of relational database coursework
  • 1 (+) semesters of programming coursework (any language)

Other Qualifications

  • Knowledge of NoSQL, Python, JavaScript, HTML, JQuery, JSON, CSS, and/or web programming
  • Experience with Microsoft SharePoint, Access, and Excel
  • Business Intelligence / SAP Business Objects reporting experience
  • Database development
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a strong attention to detail
  • Desire to learn new software tools