SAS is a major leader in the industry of analytics and software services. Owing to this, their vision it to encourage customers from across the globe to change data into intelligence. With an interest in innovation, challenging the way things are done and pushing boundaries, SAS leads by example in changing the way we live our lives.


Locations: Cape Town, Western Cape & Johannesburg, Gauteng
Duration: 12 Months (starting on 1 April)
Contract Type: Full-Time
SAS is looking for a university graduate intern to join its Customer Advisory, Sales, Consulting Marketing, and finance team. The opportunity will allow the candidate to be mentored by SAS’s team of experts, enhance the candidates professional network as well as apply their skills to solve real-life business problems. The candidate will also be paid during the internship whilst they learn and join this highly competitive market. SAS was one of the Top Employers for 2020 and as such, they look forward to allowing interns to join their award-winning company and culture.

Key Purpose of the Programme:

  • Joining an energetic team and using modern technology in the organization
  • Receiving training in soft-skills
  • Working on real-world projects that will further aid you in classroom education
  • Networking with experts and other students in the field


Before applying, please ensure that you meet ALL of the following minimum entry criteria – failure to satisfy all the requirements will result in your application being disqualified:

  • Must be a South African citizen
  • Education requirement: must have completed a Honours or Masters Degree in either of the following:
    • 1) Customer Advisory/ Consulting: Information Systems, Computer Science, Analytics,
      Economics, Statistics, Risk, Engineering, Actuarial Sciences
    • 2) Sales: Econometrics, Analytics, Mathematics and Statistics
    • 3) Marketing: Marketing Management, Business Management, Brand Management, Digital Branding
    • 4) Finance: Accounting Science
  • Must be available to join the internship programme on and from the designated date and duration
  • Must be fluent in English (written and oral)
  • Must NOT have significant prior working experience
  • Must NOT have partaken in any graduate or internship programmes prior
  • Must be accountable, curious and authentic
  • Must have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be good at solving problems with an analytical approach
  • Must be pro-active
  • Must be reliable and flexible
  • Must be willing to work in a high pressured environment whilst staying self-motivated



Applications must be completed online for the following positions:

SAS Sales Internship (Cape Town)
(Reference number: 2021-23164)

SAS Customer Advisory Internship (Cape Town)
(Reference number: 20039221)

SAS Finance Internship (Johannesburg)
(Reference number: 2021-23166)

SAS Marketing Internship (Johannesburg)
(Reference number: 2021-23165)

SAS Sales Internship (Johannesburg)
(Reference number: 2021-23163)

SAS Customer Advisory Internship (Johannesburg)
(Reference number: 20039228)

SAS Consulting Internship (Johannesburg)
(Reference number: 20039210)
Attach the following documents with your application:

  • An updated Curriculum Vitae
  • Certified copy of tertiary qualification
  • Certified copy of South African Identity Document


Please note:
– SAS’s recruitment process will give preference to individuals from designated groups is in accordance with the Employment Equity Act
– SAS will only send e-mails to candidates via the “sas.com” e-mail address. Should you suspect any fraudulent behaviour, please contact SAS at [email protected]


For any queries related to this internship programme, please contact SAS directly:
Telephone number: 001 713 3445