• Network Infrastructure Project Administrator Internship

    Job Locations US-WI-Madison
    TDS Telecom
  • Overview

    TDS is looking to hire a Network Infrastructure Project Administrator Intern! 


    School is top priority so TDS offers very flexible schedules, while requiring you to work at least 12 + hours per week; full-time available during breaks and summer.  


    As an organization, TDS knows that our own employees are some of the most talented individuals around which is why appoximately 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 2017 TDS had 543 employees volunteer and contribute in their neighborhoods.


    Why Join TDS Telecom?

    • TDS has an Intern Employee Resource Group (ERG) with the purpose to support a diverse and inclusive community of interns by providing resources for development, opportunities for internal advancement and forums to connect with other interns.  This group meets once a month and allows you to hear from other interns about their projects as well as leaders within the organization about their team.  They host networking events to get you connected within the organization with the goal of finding fulltime employment within TDS by graduation. Additionally, there are monthly social events with other interns throughout the Madison area
    •  An employer that places priority on employee development and training with a key focus on internal promotion
    • Company culture emphasizes ethics & promotes a healthy life/work balance with a business casual work environment
    • A challenging, fast-paced environment due to the continually evolving nature of the telecommunications industry and related technology
    • Opportunity to work with talented and dedicated team members committed to each individual’s success
    • TDS Telecom actively supports many local charities, University of Wisconsin activities, and community events and encourages all employees to participate in volunteer opportunities
    • Obtain frequent exposure to, and interaction with, management across TDS Telecom


    About the Internship Opportunity:

    TDS relies on our highly skilled Network Infrastructure Team to evaluate leading-edge technologies on TDS’s combined voice/video/data network infrastructure. Team members have a passion for technology and thrive in a fast-paced, high-tech, growth and learning environment.


    TDS – Network Infrastructure Project Administrator Internship
    This position is geared towards administrative support minded individual seeking project implementation work including process improvements, tracking status and documentation of one or several projects.  While engaged in the TDS – Network Infrastructure Internship Program, one can expect to enhance their knowledge base in one or many of the following areas:

    • Producing, formatting and publishing project materials and reports
    • Understanding of core PM tools including MS Project, MS Office and Visio
    • Communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Ability to develop and present project status reports
    • Ability to communicate the vision and goal of projects
    • Ability to handle multiple project tasks simultaneously


    Required Qualifications

    • 1(+) semester successfully completed coursework in Business Administration OR administrative experience.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Excel
    • A schedule that matches the business needs of the role: 4 hours minimum on Monday, 

    Other Qualifications

    • Pursuing AA (or higher) in Business Administration or Technical related field.
    • Knowledge of MS Project
    • Knowledge of Visio
    • Knowledge/Experience with Networking and Telecommunications Technology
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Must be self-directed and able to complete tasks with limited supervision.
    • Must be able to work as a team.
    • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work


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