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11月 062017

When she was a little girl, SAS Senior User Experience Designer Khaliah Cothran’s parents gave her a creativity building set. She fell in love with building models of all kinds, from cars and trains to merry-go-rounds. And just like that, an engineer was born. A few years later, Cothran happened [...]

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10月 172017

Professionals with deep analytical knowledge, particularly using SAS, are in high demand. But to build a successful career, you first have to acquire the necessary analytical skills. Recently, I interviewed Andrea Baroni, a graduate from Lancaster University, and asked him to share his experience learning SAS and how it has helped advance his professional career. Your background Mayra [...]

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10月 102017

Industry-University relationships can be very complex, yet at Regent’s University London (RUL), we are very proud to report on the success of our first joint SAS-RUL project. In June 2016, as part of SAS Academy activities at Regent’s, I started a research collaboration with Mike Turner and Neil Griffin from [...]

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7月 172017

Venturing into the world of work after university can be an intimidating experience. But fear not! Some of SAS' finest graduate recruiters have teamed up to give you some tips on how to fine tune your job applications, shine at open days, and kick-start your career. How to build your [...]

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5月 272017

School’s almost out for summer, but teachers can still learn. We are inviting them to do just that June 19-23 and Aug. 2-4, 2017 at SAS world headquarters in Cary. Each year, we offer a free workshop to high school teachers so they can give their students a leg up on [...]

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4月 212017

Jess Ekstrom is an inspiration. When she was a sophomore in college at NC State University, Ekstrom interned at Disney World with the Make-A-Wish Foundation. One child in particular touched her life forever. Renee had brain cancer. Her family found out right before they were headed to Disney World to [...]

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1月 122017

Yawn. Stretch. Blink. Blink again. It is 8:00 on the first day of the semester, and you know you haven’t had enough sleep (or coffee), but did the professor really just say that we are going to learn statistics? Why did I sign up for this class again? While that […]

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12月 012016

Hi there! I am Murali Sastry, a student pursuing my Master’s degree in Analytics at Capella University (CU). I love data and really enjoy digging into it to find valuable insights. If you’re a student in an analytics program like I am, let me give you a bit of advice. […]

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11月 032016

The job market for individuals with analytical skills is hot, and it’s only getting hotter. A recent study by the McKinsey Global Institute puts the situation in perspective, citing a shortfall of nearly 200,000 professionals with strong analytical skills by the year 2018. Businesses are looking to colleges and universities […]

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9月 092016

This was one tough question asked of a highly driven group of 30 local teenagers who participated in a challenge event hosted by SAS Scotland in the Glasgow office on Aug. 9. "The Recruit" is an intensive summerlong challenge programme for 16- and 17-year-olds from the Inverclyde region, near Glasgow. […]

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