Internship Program

Applications for 2024 Are Closed

Applications for Tilson’s 2025 summer internship program will open at the end of the year. If you are active military transitioning to a civilian role, we have SkillBridge intern opportunities open year-round: learn more.

Tilson’s paid summer internship program offering students hands-on experience supporting our growing network design build and consulting divisions. The summer internship program is a 16-week learning experience that pairs interns with industry leaders and fully integrates them into Tilson’s teams.

What to Expect

Tilson is on a mission to build America’s information infrastructure. Our competitive 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.

Tilson interns work on real-time internal, or client facing projects and are exposed to state-of-the-art equipment and systems. Partnered with a mentor and team, interns will be relied upon to deliver innovative project and product solutions. Tilson interns have monthly lunch and learns with senior leaders in the company, and successful interns are asked to come back and work part or full time.

Areas of Interest

Our program is open to university students from around the United States. Interns may work remotely, at one of our 20+ locations, or in a hybrid working model. For the summer of 2024, we have the following areas of interest available: 

  • Outside Plant
  • Engineering 
  • Permitting 
  • IT & Systems 
  • Business Operations 
  • Business Development
  • Project Management

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.”

– Darrell Ingram, Tilson CEO

Join Our Team

Recognized on the Inc. 5000 list of the fastest-growing privately held companies for the last 13 years, Tilson provides summer internships in the growing telecommunications industry. Ideal candidates for this program are students who: want to break into a high demand industry, like to creatively problem solve, and want to be part of a fun and growing team. Be sure to indicate your area of interest in your application.

Applications 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 SkillBridge questions, please reach out to

New to Telecom? That’s Okay!

The telecommunications industry is advancing quickly, and Tilson is hiring at an unprecedented rate to meet our customers’ growing demand. We self-perform our work, from start to finish. This means we do the design, planning, surveys, permitting, site acquisition, construction, commercialization, and maintenance of fiber and wireless network projects right here in house.

Our 16-week summer program is designed to introduce interns to these real-time internal or client facing projects and state-of-the-art equipment, facilities, and processes. From advanced GPS and GIS systems, to environmentally conscientious drilling equipment, Tilson is on a mission to build America’s information infrastructure and we want you to join our team.

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