• Intern - Finance / Supply Chain

    Job Locations US-WI-Madison
    ID
    2018-12694
    Company
    TDS Telecom
  • Overview

    TDS Telecom is looking for an Intern on our Sourcing, Procurement and Fleet team!  If you are driven and passionate with the desire to learn, come join our organization! We are looking for a student or recent graduate with exceptional communication skills and willingness to learn.   

     

    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

    Responsibilities

    In this internship you will have an opportunity to Partner with buyers, engineers, project managers, requisitioners, approvers and vendors:

    • To streamline processes, forms and create updated documentation.
    • To process and problem solve purchase order issues.

    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.  

    Qualifications

    Required Qualifications

    • Earned or currently pursuing an Associates degree (or higher) in Business, Accounting, Supply Chain, Finance or related field
    • Successfully completed 2+ semesters of Business related coursework
    • 1+ year(s) experience with Microsoft Excel.

    Other qualifications

    • Outstanding organizational skills, ability to prioritize and invoke a sense of urgency;
    • Attention to detail
    • Excellent communication skills;
    • Analytical skills;
    • Computer skills in MS Software;
    • Basic understanding / knowledge of accounting principles, and sales and use tax regulations as imposed by numerous jurisdictions

     

     

     

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