SAS Workforce Connection Program
Kick start your career in analytics!
With an industry skills gap looming, and an estimated 85% of Fortune 500 organisations unable to effectively exploit big data, now is the perfect time to supplement your SAS skills with hands-on work experience within a SAS customer organisation.
For over a decade SAS has been committed to helping university students with SAS skills and knowledge, gain work placement with SAS customers. In partnership with RiBit we are excited to announce, NEW look SAME commitment, with the launch of our new digital matching service - connecting more students with more employers.
According to a McKinsey Global Institute Study, the shortage of data scientists and analysts could reach 250,000—by 2024. McKinsey Global Institute Study
This new platform matches students with SAS skills to SAS customers, offering an opportunity for university students to put theory into practice, and gain valuable industry experience, while helping organisations meet their needs for talented people across Australia. Grab the opportunity not only to boost your existing academic training with real-world data experience, but also to get valuable industry exposure that will jump you ahead of the field. Check out two SAS customers who have benefited from the Work Placement Program - Flexigroup and Nine Network.
If you don't have any SAS skills or you are not enrolled in a SAS - sponsored University course, don't worry. We have a free online eLearning program – SAS® SKILL BUILDER FOR STUDENTS, that you can complete yourself and offer the skills that our customers are looking for. Become part of the SAS - RiBit community and leap into your next work placement.
Why choose a career in analytics? A recent study confirmed what thousands of employees already know: SAS skills are the biggest pay differentiator in the market. Money and PayScale analyzed 54 million employee profiles, across 350 industries, with 15,000 job titles – from entry-level workers to top execs. The result: an authoritative list of the skills with the best payoff in the workforce today.