SAS Institute Inc. SAS Work Placement Program – Aust/NZ - 2017 in Sydney, Australia

Kick start your career in analytics! With an industry skills gap looming, and an estimated 85% of Fortune 500 organizations unable to effectively exploit big data, now is the perfect time to supplement your SAS skills with hands-on work experience within a SAS customer organization.

The SAS Work Placement Program can place you – a SAS-skilled analytics student – into a short-term placement in some of the largest companies in Australia and New Zealand. Grab the opportunity not only to boost your existing academic training with real-world data experience, but also to get valuable industry exposure that will jump you ahead of the field.

The program is relatively flexible and we will do our best to match your selected industry, desired career path, location and program duration to an appropriate organisation.

Applications open: 4th September, 2017

Applications close: 4th October, 2017

Placement dates: dates may vary but the placements will be held during the UNI summer break

What to include:

  1. Cover Letter – please include:

    • Outlining what you hope to gain from participating in the SAS Work Placement Program

    • Highlight your SAS experience – what SAS skills do you have, how you learnt these skills and your experience using them, if any

    • What industry do you want to work in (company type not role type)

  2. Resume – please include:

    • Your personal details; name, address, contact details, residency status

    • Tertiary education details; what you studied, where and GPA

    • Secondary education details – where you studied and your overall grades

    • Any prior work experience including internships or voluntary experience

  3. Current Academic Transcript - copy of online records

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted after the application closing date. Subsequent interviews will be arranged as required.

N.B. Students who do not supply all of the required information (as above) will not be contacted.

If you have not learnt SAS then get strated with SAS Programming 1, SAS Statistics 1 or SAS Programming for R Users, via eLearning courses or have completed the SAS Visual Analytics & Visual Statistics tutorials, and don't forget to update your SAS skills on you application once done.

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More about SAS:

Data is more than just facts and figures. It can tell a story – the past, the present and, potentially, the future of an organisation, an industry or even a nation. But without a good storyteller to bring it to life, data is like an unwritten book. It’s our job at SAS to be great storytellers. With our advanced analytics tools, we transform data into insights that tell the true story about an organisation. We help people understand what’s really working in their businesses, fix what isn’t and discover new opportunities.

For 40 years we’ve been giving our customers the power to know. If you want to hear more about those great stories we keep talking about, our customer stories tell a powerful tale about how the use of SAS’ advanced analytics is transforming our customer’s worlds.

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Requisition ID: 2017-7184

Travel Requirements: None

External Company Name: SAS Institute Inc