Telephone & Data Systems CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS – PR INTERN in Madison, Wisconsin

This is one of the most exciting times in your life. 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.

As a Corporate Communications – PR Intern, you will be able to:

• Work directly on Corporate Communications Team initiatives

• Learn from experts in the Telecommunications field

• Create video segments and assist with production

• Write for mulit-media formats (e.g., blogs, news releases, internal/external stories)

We are looking for an Intern to work between 10-20 hours per week in the Madison, Wis. office during the school year and 30-40 hours per week during the summer. Flexible scheduling is available.

About TDS:

TDS Telecommunications Corp. (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 3,300 people and is headquartered in Madison, WI.

An internship at TDS on the Communications team provides an opportunity to:

  • Gain hands-on experience within a variety of PR areas

  • Spend time with professional partners and leadership participating in day-to-day activities

  • Competitive compensation

  • Flexible scheduling (target 10-20 hours per week)

  • 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

• Work directly on Corporate Communications Team initiatives

• Learn from experts in the Telecommunications field

• Create video segments and assist with production

• Write for mulit-media formats (e.g., blogs, news releases, internal/external stories)

Required Qualifications:

  • Junior or Senior in the study of 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.

Requisition ID: 2017-11805

External Company Name: Telephone and Data Systems Inc.

External Company URL: www.tdsinc.com