SAS Graduate Program - January 2018

AU-CT-Canberra | NZ-Auckland | NZ-Wellington
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The SAS Graduate Program runs for a 12 month period across the calendar year. You will start by completing SAS boot camp training whilst also familiarising yourself with SAS as a company and learning various business skills. Following your training, you will be placed within various teams to gain hands on experience in different areas of the business including consulting, technical support and pre sales. At the completion of the SAS Graduate Program, there will be opportunities for you to move into other roles within SAS Australia and New Zealand.

As a recent graduate, you have the chance to launch your career with SAS, the Global Leader in Business Analytics. In 2016, SAS was rated by BRW’s Great Place To Work as the 2nd best place to work worldwide and the 15th best place to work in Australia. By gaining a position in the SAS Graduate Program, you will gain valuable training and work experience. You will also get to enjoy some of the perks of working for such an exceptional global company, including the use of the tennis and squash courts, free parking and free breakfast daily.



SAS is seeking STEM (Statistics, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Graduates with the “overall package”. We are looking for high achievers who have a passion for analytics, mathematics or computer science. The ideal candidates are motivated with the ability to work both collaboratively and autonomously. Strong communication and analytical problem solving skills will help you stand out from the crowd and prior experience with a programming language or modelling tool will be desirable. As a SAS Grad, you will need to present yourself professionally and have the ability to adapt to a corporate environment.



  • A Tertiary Degree in a relevant Technology or STEM subject
  • Completion of your degree between Jan 2016 - Dec 2017
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Programming and modelling skills
  • Positive attitude towards learning
  • Clear and articulate communication
  • Professional presentation
  • Full Australian working rights (Australian Citizen, New Zealand Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident)
  • SAS studies are also desirable



"The SAS Graduate Program provides me with an excellent opportunity to learn and decide which area of the business I want to specialise in, and helps me to work towards it. If you are looking for a career rather than simply a job, this is definitely your choice."



Applications must be received by 5:00pm on Wednesday the 31st of October.




With 2,500 employees in Asia Pacific and more than 14,000 worldwide, SAS has an extensive network of subject matter experts ready to apply their expertise to some of the world’s biggest challenges. The SAS Australian offices are located in; Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Brisbane and Perth. These offices are made up of approximately 200 employees and is the perfect place to be if you want a career in analytics. From a market standpoint, SAS has a dominating presence in over 83,000 customer sites, ranging from telecommunications, banking, retail, manufacturing, government and others.

SAS helps organisations drive value from data. This includes detecting fraud, transforming customer experiences, and even finding cures for diseases. We give customers a 360-degree view of their business – from reporting on historical data, to real-time decisioning, through to forecasting future possibilities based on historical trends. We are also leading the way in the development of emerging technologies such as machine learning, deep learning and artificial intelligence.

If you are interested in furthering your career in analytics, there’s no better place than SAS. In joining SAS Australia, you will have access to many benefits including superannuation matching (up to 3%), holiday and leave entitlements, discounts on health insurance, social activities and more. Additionally, you can get your hands on new SAS technologies with access to free online training and lifelong learning opportunities.

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