Corporate Communications (PR) Intern
Madison, WI 
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Corporate Communications (PR) Intern
Job Locations US-WI-Madison
ID 2020-15618
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 shape your career in PR and communications.

 

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

    Work directly on Corporate Communications 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, Twitter
  • Gain hands-on experience within a variety of PR areas
  • Join a network of interns as part of TDS’ 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

We are looking for an intern to work 10-20 hours per week during the fall semester, with the option to work year round in our Madison, WI office. Flexible scheduling is available.

 

Why Join TDS Telecom?

  • #TDS has a 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 full-time 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

 

Here are some of the things we do from our headquarters in Madison, WI:

  • 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
  • Volunteer for Meals on Wheels
  • Conduct fundraisers for a variety of organizations
  • And so much more (visit: https://tdstelecom.com/about/company-information/community-involvement.html)
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.
  • Participation in student group such as PRSSA, local student newspaper, AdFed, AMA, etc.

Employment at TDS is subject to post-offer, pre-employment drug testing. EEO/AA Employer/Vets/Disability.

 

Position Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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