• Human Resources - Talent Acquisition Intern

    Job Locations US-WI-Madison
    TDS Telecom
  • Overview

    Embarking on a new opportunity is one of the most exciting times in your life. Our Talent Acquisition Intern opportunity will give you experience and skills that can take you to the next critical step in shaping a rewarding career.


    As a Talent Acquisition Intern in HR, you will be able to experience working with our experienced Talent Acquisition team in helping to source talent, complete entry level phone screens and many other facets within the recruiting space. This team is integral to our organization’s success by finding and attracting top talent to our company.


    As an organization, TDS knows that our own employees are some of the most talented individuals around which is why approximately 40% 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?
    Our IT 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
    • Access to 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, local university activities, and community events and encourages all employees to participate in volunteer opportunities
    • Obtain frequent exposure to, and interaction with, management across TDS Telecom


    You will enjoy the opportunity to partner closely with key Talent Acquisition Team Members, work on a variety of Talent Acquisition tasks and processes, and learn the day-to-day operations. Our goal is to make this a rewarding opportunity by placing you in a learning environment that will help provide you a glimpse of future opportunities and allow you to have professional growth and development.




    Required Qualifications:

    • 2+ semesters in the study of Human Resources.
    • 2+ years’ experience using a PC with various software applications including Microsoft Excel spreadsheets, Word, PowerPoint.


    Other Qualifications:

    • Excellent attention to detail.
    • Excellent organizational skills.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


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