Data Science Summer Intern (Irvine, CA office)

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Are you looking for something more than just an internship? SAS is making a difference in people’s lives all around the world. SAS’ intern program gives you the opportunity to help create analytics software that turns data – about customers, operations, financials, and more – into insight. In 140 countries, our customers use SAS to battle cybercrime, speed drugs to market, streamline supply chains, boost marketing and so much more.


During your summer at SAS, you’ll partner with some of the brightest minds in the world on business-critical projects, and you’ll have the opportunity to be immersed in our award-winning culture, grow your social and professional network, interact with our senior leadership, and share your contributions with the entire company.


The Advanced Analytics Lab in our Irvine, CA office includes some of the most creative and innovative people in SAS Solutions OnDemand. Our analysts combine business knowledge, technical skills, and personal initiative to solve complex problems that impact the bottom line of billion dollar companies and government agencies.

Use machine learning and other advanced analytic methodologies to solve real world problems in:

  • Time series forecasting
  • Optimization
  • Predictive modeling
  • Feature extraction
  • Real time analytics
  • Static and dynamic image analysis
  • Dimension reduction
  • Re-enforcement deep learning algorithms


  • Interviews: November 2017-April 2018 on a rolling basis.
  • Internship: 10-12 weeks. Start Date: Mid-May or End of May through August 17.


Must be willing to work in the Irvine, California office for the duration of the internship. For candidates coming from outside the Irvine area, a stipend will be provided to assist with housing costs for duration of the internship.


What are we looking for?

  • Students must not be graduating prior to the beginning of the internship, and be enrolled to return to school after the internship ends.
  • Pursuing a Master’s or PhD in one of these areas: Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, Data Science, Economics, Physics, Operations Research, Industrial Engineering, Electronic Engineering
  • Experience in analytical languages: SAS, Python or R
  • Basic ETL skills

What type of skills do we prefer?

  • Intellectual curiosity
  • Self-motivation
  • General coding skills in analytic-oriented languages, such as: R, Python, Lua, SAS, Javascript, Julie, Go, Clojure, Scala






Additional Information:


To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status.

SAS is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

The level of this position will be determined based on the applicant's education, skills and experience.

Resumes may be considered in the order they are received.

SAS employees performing certain job functions may require access to technology or software subject to export or import regulations. To comply with these regulations, SAS may obtain nationality or citizenship information from applicants for employment. SAS collects this information solely for trade law compliance purposes and does not use it to discriminate unfairly in the hiring process.


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