• SAS Agricultural Data Management Intern (Year Round)

    Job Locations US-NC-Cary
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  • Overview

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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.


    Role Overview

    We are looking for a student with an interest in: (1) developing frameworks for applying Big Data analytics to enhance and optimize agricultural production; (2) integrating data capture systems across the agricultural supply chain; (3) analyzing relationships between crop genotypes, farm management, crop phenotypes, post-harvest practices, and packing systems; and (4) performing computational research.

    This student will have the opportunity to receive mentoring and training to develop skillsets in SAS, specifically in data warehousing. The intern will apply this knowledge to support research of faculty in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) at North Carolina State University. 

    This is a year-round, part-time internship opportunity. The ideal candidate would be able to work an average of 15 hours per week during the academic school year, and full-time during the summer. We have a need for this internship to start as a soon as a possible. This position will be located in our office in Cary, NC.


    What are we looking for?

    • Currently pursuing a Masters or PhD in a quantitative or engineering field, such as statistics, mathematics, biological and agricultural engineering, and biomathematics.
    • Must not be graduating prior to May 2020.
    • Must have a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited engineering program, or related degree area. A student who does not hold a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited engineering program will be considered if they have completed, or are willing to complete, the following coursework: (1) engineering statics, (2) engineering dynamics, (3) solid mechanics, (4) fluid mechanics, or substitute suitable computer engineering courses.

    What type of skills do we prefer?

    • Working knowledge of agricultural systems
    • Currently enrolled at NC State University
    • Analytical, quantitative, problem-solving, and communication skills
    • SAS programming experience, or interest in developing programming skills
    • Working knowledge of computing resources;
    • Completion of coursework in computer science, statistics, and data science is preferred
    • Demonstrated interest in and ability to articulate a broader vision / application of a body of research or a research project
    • Demonstrated ability to work in teams, especially those that include people with a variety of backgrounds


    SAS looks not only for the right skills, but also a fit to our core values. We seek colleagues who will contribute to the unique values that makes SAS such a great place to work. We look for the total candidate: technical skills, values 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. SAS is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Read more: Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law. Also view the supplement EEO is the Law, and the notice Pay Transparency 


    Equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered in place of the above qualifications. 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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