Technical Intern Program - Summer 2018

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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 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.


If you are a programming wiz and looking for the next step to build your career, the SAS intern program is a perfect fit for you. Take a look at the variety technical internship opportunities below.



  • Applications: September 2017- February 2018
  • Interviews: November 2017-April 2018 on a rolling basis.
  • Internship: 10-12 weeks. Starts dates for the summer intern program are May 15, 2018 or June 12, 2018.

Once you apply to this application, we will provide regular status updates to all applicants on a rolling basis. Based on your prior experiences and interests, your resume will be shared with hiring managers across SAS. This will then determine who you interview with during the selection process. During the selection and interview process, you’ll have the opportunity to learn more about the team you may work on. You can view a list of example positions below. By applying to this opportunity, you understand that you may be considered for any of these positions below.


 Software Development

Our industry-leading software is developed by some of the most talented programmers in the world. As a Software Development Intern, you would be working on a project related to the design and development of SAS software for new and existing products in accordance with designated development practices, timelines and quality expectations. Do you love to program and generate high-quality code? Does working on a team of top-notch developers sound exciting to you?

Software Quality Tester

SAS products are known by our customers for their outstanding quality. We have teams of highly-talented engineers who work to detect issues early, resolve them quickly and avoid future problems. As a Software Quality Testing Intern, you would be working to make ensure our SAS products and solutions are keeping our customers satisfied by testing processes, standards, and best practices through scripting and development of testing tools.

Cyber Analytics Research and Development

SAS Cybersecurity arms organizations with an essential layer of business-relevant cyber analytics that heightens the intelligence of their existing security infrastructures. As an intern in Cyber Research and Development, your work will contribute to a cutting edge SAS Cyber Analytics solution.  Do you think outside of the box? If so, this internship may be perfect for you.

Product Management

SAS Product Management is a global department which strives to deliver market-driven offerings, improve capabilities through continuous employee development, effectively manage the product portfolio, communicate product content and knowledge to internal constituents, and support external presence of SAS and our offerings. As a Product Management Intern, you will act as a technical resource for helping support prototypes, new machine learning, and advanced analytics technologies.  You may be evaluating competitive features of the software or contributing technical content to customer facing collateral and white papers. Do you have a technology background, but enjoy the inner workings of business, too? If so, A Product Management internship with SAS may be right up your alley.

Risk Management

SAS Risk Management strikes the right balance between short- and long-term strategies to improve financial performance by building a risk-aware culture throughout the organization. SAS’ Risk Research and Quantitative Solutions Team is seeking interns to assist with projects such as producing software for a specified area of advanced analytics or advanced analytics-based business.


Information Technology


SAS IT has proudly helped its customers solve complex business issues with world class analytics for more than 38 years.  SAS IT employees around the world provide unparalleled technical acumen and domain expertise, and collectively contribute to SAS’ acclaimed culture of innovation. As an intern, you will be assisting with projects involving groups in IT such as Enterprise Solutions, Operations and Infrastructure Services, Knowledge Management, and Global Hosting and Cloud Services.

Pre-Sales: Solutions Architect or Systems Engineering

The Pre-Sales teams partner with our sales teams on technical activities to maximize revenue opportunities, while ensuring the highest level of customer satisfaction. Do you possess a technical aptitude to solve complex big data business problems? In this internship position, you’ll have the opportunity to learn SAS core competencies in advanced analytics, data management, or visualization. Pre-Sales interns are part of a team providing consultative services for our customers, producing solution proposals for our customers.

What are we looking for?


  • Currently enrolled in an accredited college or university seeking a Bachelor’s degree in a US Based school.
  • Programming experience. So you know how to code and stuff.
  • This is a 10-12 week internship where you will actually be a real person so you have to be able to work for all of Summer 2018.
  • Students must not be graduating prior to the beginning of the internship, and be enrolled to return to school after the internship ends.

What type of skills do we prefer?


  • Coding matters. Java, HTML, bash, perl, python, php, etc
  • Linux, Unix, or Windows would be great.
  • Web development experience is a +.
  • If you know SAS programming that’s an added bonus!
  • 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 believes in the whole employee experience. Meaningful work. Empowerment to make a difference that changes people’s lives. Dynamic work environments that foster innovation. And an award-winning culture that makes it all possible. We believe great ideas can come from anywhere. Whether you're a university recruit, or an experienced professional ready for the next big challenge, SAS brings perks, passion, and the potential to grow. No limits.


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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