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GIS Engineering Intern

TDS Telecom

Location: Madison, WI
Type: Internship
Posted: 06/19/2020
Deadline to Apply: Open - no deadline given by employer
More Information: GIS Engineering Intern

Position Overview:

In this position you will have the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, cohesive, and collaborative environment to design fiber optic networks, develop and implement automation tools, and use data analytics to help meet our growing demands to build fiber optic networks across America.  Your existing problem solving, communication, and organizational skills will be leveraged and grown by learning a broad spectrum of technologies and languages that will build a solid foundation for your career. These include but are not limited to:

  • ArcGIS
    •  ArcMap
    • ArcPro
  • Python
  • SQL and NoSQL databases

In addition to improving your technical development skillset you will utilize various software programs and design methodologies, acquire fiber optic engineering and construction best practices, and contribute your ideas to a collaborative team of existing GIS Engineers.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to challenge yourself to be part of the solution through creative ingenuity
  • Adventurous and not afraid to try something new
  • Looking to evolve your skill set via hands-on assignments
  • Want to be part of a collaborative team that works towards understanding and designing TDS’ Network
  • Desire to learn how to develop scalable and maintainable solutions that can keep up with customer demands


  • High school diploma or equivalency
  • Must be able to complete working hours between M-F 8-5pm
  • All working hours must be completed onsite in a TDS office location