Business 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 rock star student looking for the next step to build your career, the SAS intern program is the perfect fit for you. Take a look at the variety business 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.


The summer internship will last 10-12 weeks and these specific opportunities will be located in Cary, NC.

Finance Internships


As an intern for our Global Finance Department, you can work on cross-functional projects in areas such as Tax, Payroll, Internal Audit, and Global Reporting and Analysis. Do you enjoy working with numbers? Do dream about excel spreadsheets at night? If so, please join our award winning culture and work in SAS’ Finance Department this summer.

Sales Internships


As a Sales Intern, you would have the opportunity to assist in cross-functional projects to help drive the selling of SAS Products. Examples of projects may include conducting market research to help assess the selling climate within a particular industry, prospecting for developing sales territories to help drive new leads, following up on existing leads to influence potential customers in becoming established customers, and assisting with social media initiatives. Are you outgoing, self-motivated, and well-spoken? Is a career in Sales something that you have been interested in exploring? If so, SAS may be a great place to spend your summer on the sales team.


Marketing Internships


The SAS Marketing team’s mission is to impact, accelerate and protect, review and to provide optimum customer experiences. The Marketing intern will assist on projects that range from Advertising Campaigns, Digital Marketing, Search Engine Marketing, Social Media, Communications and Web Optimization. Are you seen as creative? Do you have a knack for thinking outside of the box? If so, SAS’ Marketing team may be a place where you.


HR Internships


People matter, and the Human Resources teams at SAS are instrumental in ensuring that we are developing and delivering programs that enhance the employee experience. Our greatest asset at SAS are our people and we take great pride in annually being recognized as one of the best employers to work for globally. Intern opportunities may include roles areas such as: Talent Acquisition, HR Business Partners, or HR Programs and Communications.


Legal Internships


The SAS Legal Team is dedicated to protecting SAS and supporting SAS' customers. As a Legal intern, your work would support cross-functional legal Research in Ethics and Compliance and Corporate Law. Examples of focus areas include compliance with laws and regulations, governing corruption and bribery, lobbying and gift practices, data privacy, export and import, employment, benefits, intellectual property, corporate governance matters, and contracts. 


What are we looking for?


  • Currently enrolled in an accredited college or university seeking a Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in a US Based school.
  • 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?


  • 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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