Intern - Product Management


Bethpage, NY, US, 11714

Brand:  Lightpath
Requisition #:  1200

Lightpath is one of the largest competitive local exchange carriers in the tri-state area. We own and operate our infrastructure "from the ground up" by deploying over 20,000 route miles connecting 13,500 on-net/LIT buildings, With a strong portfolio of cutting edge solutions for Internet, WAN, Voice, SD-WAN, Security & Cloud services, we enable Enterprise customers of all sizes the ability to react to new challenges while developing best practices for the future. With Lightpath’s continued focus on network excellence and a “customer first” service commitment, we are building a workforce of the best talent that will meet the needs of our customers and reflect the diverse communities we serve.

Job Summary

The Product Manager – Intern position shall assist Lightpath’s Product Organization in the creation of reporting and financial analysis.  The candidate will work alongside other Product Managers and will learn the telecom business.   The position will also assist with system integration efforts and help with data supporting the legacy product migration project. 

The ideal candidate should have a general curiosity about the telecom sector and want to know more about Product Organizations and how they contribute to the overall success of the business. Candidate will work with account management teams, billing teams, marketing group, engineering, as well as other Product Managers to document user responses to a product, develop templates and strategies to increase productivity and improve the products.

Candidate may have to learn new things such as software development, agile methodologies, and product lifecycle management.


A successful internship candidate will learn the following by the end of the summer.

  • The overall product lifecycle from concept to launch, support and end of life
  • Financial analysis of product cost structure including Gross margin, Net Present Value, Internal rate of Return and various other financials related to products
  • Workflow processing including but not limited to Sales Order processing, Order entry, Circuit Design, Service Delivery, Billing and Support
  • Ongoing migration activities, product reporting, and have input into the direction of approach for future products/roadmap



  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, business, or related field of study required.
  • Strong understanding of business fundamentals of a product and market (like share gains, profitability, addressable market).  Clear understanding of cost structures and accounting principles. 
  • Prior internship experience a plus.
  • Proficient in advanced Excel, Word, PowerPoint & MS Project. SFDC experience is a plus.

Lightpath is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to recruiting, hiring and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds regardless of gender, race, color, creed, national origin, religion, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.

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Nearest Major Market: Long Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York CIty