SAS Programming Intern (Year Round)

Job Locations US-NC-Cary
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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. And you can do all of this in one place – our World Headquarters in Cary, NC.


During your internship 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.


You will provide SAS programming and data quality assurance to internal and external customers for the SAS EVAAS product and support data acquisitions, validation, and management of incoming data sources. SAS EVAAS uses longitudinal student, assessment and accountability data systems to provide value-added and other analyses to districts, schools and educators. These analyses can be used informally for school improvement as well as for more formal measures of accountability, evaluation and/or merit pay.


Your duties will include cleaning and preparing data for EVAAS analyses; assisting EVAAS customer support to define media for transferring data, loading data onto company systems for analyses using SAS software, and writing descriptions of data integrity concerns for customer dissemination; maintaining a proficiency in the use of Base SAS software, SAS/STAT procedures, and statistical add-on SAS products; and other duties as assigned.


  •  This is a year-round, part time internship opportunity.
  • Start Date: Mid March 2018. Available to work 10 hours per week the remainder of the spring semester
  • May 2018: Transition to full time for the summer months
  • August 2018: Transition back to part time for the academic year, and work an average of 20 hours a week for the 2018-2019 Academic year.
  • This position will be located in our office in Cary, NC.


What are we looking for?

Bachelors, Masters, or PhD students studying Computer Science, Analytics, Math, Statistics or Economics. It must be an accredited program.

Must not be graduating prior to December 2018

SAS Skills:

  • Demonstrates good use of the DATA step for programming tasks such as data manipulation, i.e. cleaning and editing, and data restructuring.
  • Generates reports using the PROC TABULATE or PROC REPORT and the Output Delivery System (ODS).
  • Performs routine duties such as writing new and/ or modifying existing programs, creating logic checks and maintaining program documentation.
  • Familiarity with macros and macro variables.

What type of skills do we prefer?

  • Prior experience with cleaning and organizing 'messy' data.
  • SAS Certification.
  • Prior experience with large data sets. 
  • Teamwork. With a dash of independence.
  • Leadership. You sit in the front row of the class.
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher. Going to class is #vital. 
  • Emails. You have to know how to write them.
  • Talking. You have to do it effectively.





SAS looks not only for the right skills, but also for a cultural fit. We seek colleagues who will contribute to the unique culture that makes SAS such a great place to work. We look for the total candidate: technical skills, culture fit, relationship skills, problem solvers, good communicators and, of course, innovators. Candidates must be ready to make an impact.


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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