Are you a student who submitted content to SAS Global Forum 2016? You’re in luck, the Student Ambassador Program is still accepting applications! The deadline has been extended until November 15, 2015. This is your chance to earn one of fifteen spots to attend the conference for free. Yes, that’s
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Fall semester has begun and everyone is settling in for a year of learning. However, learning opportunities don’t end at the classroom. SAS Regionals Users Groups (RUGS) conferences also start in the fall. Attending a conference offers valuable learning opportunities from seasoned professionals and also provides a platform for networking.
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’ve never attended MWSUG, then you might be wondering what MWSUG is and how it can support you. MWSUG is the MidWest SAS Users Group and it exists to support users of SAS software in the Midwestern region. MWSUG provides educational opportunities and resources, and facilitates communication among SAS
For students interested in working in the pharmaceutical or health sciences industries, making connections and gaining insight into these industries can be hard to do from the classroom. Attending the Pharmaceutical Industry SAS Users Group (PharmaSUG) conference is a great way to network with other SAS users and expand your
A SAS Users Group conference is a great place to learn SAS tips and techniques that you can immediately apply on the job. If you’re relatively new in your career and are using SAS as part of your job, this type of conference is a great source of professional development.
The MidWest SAS Users Group (MWSUG) is offering student scholarships to attend this year’s conference. Business leaders, SAS users and student and faculty from across the Midwest attend this conference. If you are a student using SAS for coursework or research, this is a great place to present a paper
The Junior Professional Program is a program offered at many of the SAS regional users group conferences that is designed to help support professionals who have started their career and are using SAS as part of their work. Conferences are a great source of professional development. Many companies have limited
The semester is coming to an end and summer break is just around the corner, so why should you be thinking about conferences and grant opportunities? Conferences like SESUG provide a lot of great benefits to students. These conferences are a great source of professional development. They offer workshops and
Chances are you have at least one paper or research project this semester. If you are using SAS as part of a project, there are some great opportunities for you to attend a SAS users group conference this year. You can present your work and build your CV or resume.
In my role, I get to meet lots of students with a variety of SAS skills and career aspirations. For those of you studying in fields associated with the pharmaceutical or healthcare industry, you definitely want to consider coming to the PharmaSUG 2012 conference. You will learn how you can apply
2012 is off to a great start here at SAS. I have already talked with several students this year and the semester is just getting started! If you are a college student and have just returned to campus, then you probably already have a pile of course syllabi and are in
Happy New Year, everyone! It’s that wonderful time of the year when people start anew and we all start making promises to ourselves about the things we want to accomplish in the year ahead. If you’re looking for some ways to ramp up your personal and professional expertise this year,
The SESUG 2011 conference was filled with top notch presentations, interesting posters and lots of great people. I had the pleasure of spending time with several first time attendees who also happened to be student scholars. SESUG offered a Student Grant Program as a way of supporting students who were using SAS in their studies or who were interested in
I recently had the pleasure of attending WUSS 2011. One of the highlights of the conference was a session for a group of student scholars which featured a job panel. The panel consisted of hiring managers, recruiters and VP’s. The session focused on helping students be successful in getting a
With data standards rising in every industry, there’s a high demand for analysts and an unfortunate shortage of analytic talent. Many organizations are turning to student interns as a low-cost way to hire support, train potential new employees and provide real-world experience for students. But, as Aleksandra Stein pointed out in
It’s the time of year when regional SAS User Groups meet to share their work, new techniques, and lots of great ideas with other users. I had the pleasure of attending MWSUG recently and spent time with a great group of students who were all attending their first MWSUG. These students were
Students in schools around the world are using SAS in their studies. For some, completing the course and moving onto the next semester is the goal. For others, discussing their findings and sharing their work is the plan. This is a hallmark of research. Adding to the body of knowledge
Student’s schedules are packed with activities these days but taking time out to attend a conference is always a great addition to any semester. For students who use SAS and want to attend a SAS Users Group conference, here are some tips to help you get the most out of
If I think back to the training, education and networking opportunities in my business intelligence and analytics career that have made the most difference, SAS user groups (SUG) stand out. As a new user to SAS many moons ago local, regional and international groups helped me develop skills that I