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Student Intern- Engineering Project Management




Evansville, Indiana, United States

Student Intern- Engineering Project Management

Evansville, IN, USAReq #533

Thursday, April 4, 2024

Windstream Holdings, Inc., is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions for consumers, small businesses, enterprise organizations and carrier partners across the U.S.

  • As Kinetic, Windstream offers bundled services, including premium broadband, security solutions, voice, and digital TV to consumers through an enhanced fiber network.
  • Windstream Enterprise is a leading managed services provider providing strategic communications and security products to mid-size businesses and enterprise clients.
  • Windstream Wholesale provides high-capacity, high-performance networking solutions and services to other telecom carriers, data centers, content providers and enterprises.

The Windstream team provides innovative software and network solutions to connect people and empower business in a world of infinite possibilities!


At Windstream, we are pioneers at the forefront of the telecommunications frontier, dedicated to connecting communities, businesses, and individuals with innovative technology solutions. But beyond our services, we are a nurturing ground for the next generation of professionals who are eager to make an impact in the digital world.

In our dynamic environment, interns are not just observers but active participants in shaping the future of connectivity. We believe in the power of fresh ideas and new perspectives, which is why we are committed to offering internships that are rich in opportunities for hands-on learning, creativity, and real-world experience.

As a Windstream intern, you will be embraced by a culture that values curiosity, collaboration, and personal growth. You will work alongside industry experts who are passionate about mentoring and guiding you as you explore your interests and develop your skills. Our aim is to not only provide you with a glimpse into the telecommunications industry but to equip you with the tools and knowledge necessary for a successful career.

This is who we are – a community of innovators, thinkers, and creators. We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment where every intern can thrive, contribute, and emerge as a confident professional ready to tackle the challenges of tomorrow.

Join us at Windstream for an internship experience that transcends the conventional, where you can truly make a difference and kickstart your career on solid ground.

About the Role:

  • Engineering Project Management Interns will be exposed to the fast-paced telecommunications industry and discover the various complexities associated with keeping network projects organized, on track and in budget.
  • Specific duties and projects will vary based on departmental needs and intern skillset, but will provide real-world, hands-on experiences.
  • Engineering Project Management Intern positions will be based in Evansville, IN & Remote is also an option.

What You’ll Do:

  • Shadow and assist the Network Optimization PMO team as we build and decommission network across the US.
  • Prepare and drive audits related to Fiber Optic network.
  • Monitor and assist new site build outs including but not limited too Mechanical Engineer layout (HVAC size and placement, hot/cold aisle layout, fire suppression, overhead racking cable layout and design), Network Engineer layout and gear placement, capacity management and vendor scheduling.
  • Prepared to collaborate with a dynamic and autonomous team, collectively possessing over 200 years of expertise in Project Management and Telecommunications. This seasoned group is eager to share their wealth of knowledge and experience.

Do You Have?

  • Analytical thinking, adaptable, problem solving, and decision making
  • Planning, implementation/ follow through, hard worker, initiative, detail oriented, conscientious, innovation, positive attitude, teamwork.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills to effectively prioritize multiple projects, with strong attention to detail.


  • Each intern will have a dedicated mentor within Network Optimization PMO to assist in guiding the interns through their daily functions as well as help them navigate the working world in a corporate environment.

Minimum Requirements:

3.0 or above GPA

Currently enrolled in College as a Junior or Senior

Able to work 40 hour work week during the Summer


Our Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Plans
  • 401K Plan
  • Health & Flexible Savings Account
  • Life and AD&D, Spousal Life, Child Life Insurance Plans
  • Educational Assistance Plan
  • Identity Theft, Legal, Auto & Home and Pet Insurance

Windstream CIB Statement:

Connecting people in a world of infinite possibilities. Windstream cultivates a workplace culture where innovation and belonging are the cornerstones of our success. We are dedicated to empowering every member of our team to contribute their unique talents and perspectives, fostering an environment where creativity and innovation flourish. Together, we strive to build a more welcoming and connected future, both within our organization and in the broader community we serve.

Our Employee Resource Groups:

  • WinVets – Veteran Employee Resource Group
  • WOW – Women Employee Resource Group
  • WINPRIDE – LGBTQ+ Employee Resource Group
  • WBPN – Black Professional Resource Group
  • WARG – Ability Resource Group
  • LaFamilia –Hispanic Resource Group

Windstream is an equal opportunity employer. At Windstream, we celebrate the authenticity and uniqueness of our people and their ideas. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veteran status, current military status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law, and to give full consideration to qualified disabled individuals and protected veterans. The diverse voices of our employees fuel our innovation and our inclusive culture. Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing.

Actual base pay for this job will depend on the candidate's primary work location and other factors, such as relevant skills and experience.

Other details

  • Job FamilyInternship
  • Job FunctionInternship
  • Pay TypeHourly

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  • Evansville, IN, USA