Student Internship - Telecommunications

  • Intern

Company Description

We are Olsson, a team-based, purpose-driven engineering and design firm. Our solutions improve communities and our people make it possible.

Our most meaningful asset is our people, and we are dedicated to providing an environment where they can continue to learn, grow, and thrive. Our entrepreneurial spirit is what has allowed us — and will continue to allow us — to grow. The result? Inspired people, amazing designs, and projects with purpose.

Job Description

This is not your typical internship. Olsson’s Telecommunications team provides clients with services ranging from long haul outside plant design, building entrance design, Fiber-To-The-x (FTTx) design, GIS Asset Management/Fiber Mapping services, and project permit coordination. As a summer 2024 student intern, you will gain an understanding of safety, productivity, and our impact on the communities we live and work in. We will insert you into the workflow of our team so you can understand the impact you have on real projects for real clients. You will not only work in the office but also have opportunities to get out into the field to visit project sites and clients. Learning all the systems we work in; you will gain valuable experience that will transform what you’re learning in school and help you envision your future career. We intend to demonstrate to each intern just how great it is to be part of our team and organization, so you’ll be immersed into the Olsson culture via various intern, team, and office activities.


You are passionate about:

  • Working collaboratively with others
  • Having ownership in the work you do
  • Using your talents to positively affect communities

You bring to the team:

  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to contribute and work well on a team.
  • Pursuing a degree in drafting or engineering 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Previous experience with GIS software (ArcPro preferred)
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills

Additional Information

Olsson is a nationally recognized, employee-owned firm specializing in planning and design, engineering, field services, environmental, and technology. Founded in 1956 on the very mindset that drives us today, we’re here to improve communities by making them more sustainable, better connected, and more efficient. Simply put, we work to leave the world better than we found it.

As a student intern with Olsson, you’ll receive flexible hours and paid holidays. 

Olsson is an EEO employer. We encourage qualified minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply and be considered for open positions. We do not discriminate against any applicant for employment, or any employee because of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender, disability, age, or military status.