Internship Program

Applications For 2022 Are Now Open

Tilson has opened the application period for its 2022 summer internship program. As our team continues to meet the demands of customers in the rapidly growing wireless and fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) sectors, we’re excited to offer a newly created internship-to-career path experience in telecommunications where students and transitioning military can learn new skills, earn certifications, work in the field and directly contribute to their communities. Applications for Tilson’s SkillBridge program are open year-round.

To apply for both opportunities, visit our careers page.

What To Expect

Tilson is on a mission to build America’s information infrastructure.  Our competitive 16-week paid program is a unique opportunity that will provide participants with a hands-on experience working on some of the largest and most impactful national infrastructure projects.

As part of the program, Tilson interns are paired with industry mentors, work on real-time internal or client-facing projects and are exposed to state-of-the-art equipment, facilities, and processes. To be considered for a paid internship, you need to be enrolled full-time in a university program. 

Learn more Tilson’s outside plant capabilities.

Areas of Interest

Our broadband expansion program is designed to offer students and SkillBridge interns an opportunity to work on client-facing projects that will provide high-speed broadband services to homes, schools, and businesses. Participants will directly support Tilson’s current Outside Plant FTTH projects in Wisconsin, Idaho, and Arizona and will assist construction crews placing fiber underground providing better broadband service for residents and businesses.  

  • Construction Management and Inspection
  • Project Administration and Management
  • Horizontal Directional Drilling Crews
  • Fiber Optic Splicing
  • OSP Engineering
  • Safety 
Interns at Tilson

“Students have the opportunity to work with a mentor with deep industry experience for the duration of the summer. After 16 weeks, interns are a fully integrated and contributing part of the Tilson team, actually building America’s information infrastructure.”

– Joshua Broder, Tilson CEO

Join Our Team

Recognized on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing privately held companies for the last 11 years, Tilson is thrilled to offer Summer Internships in this fast-growing industry. Ideal candidates for this program are Students who: simply can’t sit behind a desk, seek construction opportunities, want to learn the basics of Outside Plant and telecommunications infrastructure.

Applications for both opportunities are now live on Tilson’s website.

Skillbridge Internships for transitioning Active Duty service members are open year-round and applications can be found here. For questions, please reach out to

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