Year after year SAS is recognized globally for its workplace culture, including 19 straight years, and counting, on Fortune magazine’s elite list of Best Companies to Work For. But SAS isn’t just an employer of choice for experienced professionals, it’s also a great place for students and recent graduates too.
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Did you know that… Scientists have concluded that the chicken came first, not the egg, because the protein which makes the egg shells is only produced by hens. Source A toaster uses almost half as much energy as a full-sized oven. Source The London Eye in England is the largest
Thanksgiving turkey, Blue Jays playoff baseball, and SAS ANALYTICS all in one day! Thanksgiving is a wonderful holiday. The air is crisp, fall colours are at their peak, family and friends abound, and a veritable feast is at hand. This year was especially good because Thanksgiving Day included three of
As we continue our Student in Analytics series, we chat with Lucy D’Agostino. Lucy is a PhD student at Vanderbilt University studying biostatistics. She believes SAS is an essential tool to have in your “tool belt” -- and something that will give you an advantage in your career. Listen to
Not long ago, the well-equipped student entering the job market would only need a degree on their resume. Now, certifications and other advanced skills developed outside of a degree program are becoming essential. In response to growing market demands and the increased importance of analytics, data science, and big data
SAS Global Forum 2017 will be held at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort, April 2-5, 2017. At SAS Global Forum 2016, the first ever Student Symposium was held. It provided the perfect platform for teams of postsecondary students to showcase their analytical skills and compete with their
With the analytics skills gap and rise in big data, there’s never been a better time to study analytics. In this series, Students in Analytics, I’ll interview several students and recent grads about why they’re pursuing degrees in analytics. Jason Bentley is a PhD student at the University of Sydney.
As I mentioned in Part I of this SAS Back to School Guide, SAS offers many options for teaching and learning SAS at low or no cost. Below, I’ll go into a little more detail on what’s included, common installation questions, license renewals and more. You may also want to
On February 26, 2016 the SAS Canada Academic Program hosted its first event with the brand new Zone for Learning Analytics School (ZLAS) at Ryerson University. Ryerson created ZLAS in an attempt to bring analytics to all students across Canada and, so far, it’s working! Students from Ryerson University, the
It's time to renew your SAS® University Edition license. Don't worry, it's not as hard as renewing your driver's license and just like the software the renewal process is FREE! Check out an overview of how to renew. For those new to SAS University Edition, it's a FREE and easy
I just returned from SAS Global Forum, where more than 250 students took advantage of the opportunity to participate in this annual gathering of analytically-minded SAS lovers. While the learning experiences at SAS Global Forum are bountiful, there are a wealth of opportunities available to students year-round. When I first
If you follow this blog, I am sure that you have heard that SAS® University Edition is free SAS software that can be used for teaching and learning statistics and quantitative methods. Now, we are celebrating its 1st Anniversary! In this time, it has been downloaded over 252,000 times. Thus, thousands
A soccer enthusiast for most of his 11 years, Ryan Chase loves everything about the game – watching it, playing it, poring over players’ stats, applying his soccer prowess in fantasy leagues. It all started when he was much younger, watching TV games with his dad. Before long, he understood