• PR INTERN - CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS

    Job Locations US-WI-Madison
    ID
    2018-12776
    Company
    TDS Telecom
  • Overview

    This is your chance to gain real-time experience in communications while finishing your degree. Our Corporate Communications – PR Internship Program has been developed to help you begin shaping your career in PR and communications.

     

    We are looking for an Intern to work between 10-20 hours per week in the Madison, Wis. office during the school year; potential to expand into the summer with 30-35 hours per week. Flexible scheduling is available.

     

    As a Corporate Communications – PR Intern, you will have the opportunity to:

    • Work directly on Corporate Communications Team initiatives
    • Learn from experts in communications and PR
    • Build your portfolio writing for multi-media formats (e.g. blogs, news releases, internal/external stories, social media)
    • Contribute social media content, maintenance and strategies for various properties including Instagram, Facebook and Twitter
    • Gain hands-on experience within a variety of PR areas
    • Joing a network of interns as part of TDS's Intern Employee Resource Group, with opportunities for leadership
    • Spend time with professional partners and leadership participating in day-to-day activities
    • Create video segments and assist with production

    About TDS:

    TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS®), is the seventh largest local exchange telephone company in the U.S and a growing force in the cable industry. #TDS provides 1.2 million connections to high-speed Internet, phone, and TV across the U.S. TDS employs approximately 2,800 people and is headquartered in Madison, WI. 

    • Competitive compensation
    • Free covered parking at our west-side location at 525 Junction Road, and easy access to bus lines #15, 73 and 74

    What Sets TDS Apart From the Competition?
    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.

     

    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: American Cancer Society and the Madison Literacy Council
    • and so much more!

    Qualifications

    Required Qualifications:

    • 3+ semesters in the study of PR, Marketing, News Media, or Communications.

    Other Qualifications:

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Excellent computer skills, social media savvy, Excel and Word.
    • 1+ years computer experience.

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