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Talent Connection - empowering students with the opportunity to develop career ready skills.

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Talent Connection is a Global Academic Program initiative aimed at connecting students with potential employers. Through this initiative, students can experience real-world projects, mentoring sessions, and networking opportunities with industry experts. The initiative strives to bridge the gap between academia and industry by preparing students for careers in data, analytics, and technology-related fields.


As part of the initiative here in Australia, SAS recently hosted students from Macquarie University as part of the Talent Connect - Industry Capstone Project. The project provided hands-on experience with AI and SAS, exposure to a real business challenges, and connections with professionals. The goal – to enhances students' employability and equip them with the skills needed to begin their career journey.


By expanding upon the traditional academic learning experience, the industry project experience develops additional skills that support students succeed in an ever-evolving world, such as critical thinking, adaptability, communication, and problem-solving. Merely learning knowledge is not enough to equip students to tackle real-world challenges. Cultivating a holistic skill set enables students to approach problems with creativity and resilience.


This is why SAS launched the Talent Connection Program and empowers countries around the work to find local ways to be most impactfull, when offering students to opportunity to develop career ready skills. The Industry Capstone Project is one approach to connect and enable the Academic/Industry ecosystem and drive innovation and collaboration.


Industry Projects are crucial to prepare students for the World-of-Work - to apply theory and Academic learning towards real-world problems, gaining valuable experience in the process.

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