Careers in Industry
Here are some links with detailed information on a variety of mathematical career options.
- The page on mathematicians from the U.S. government Dept. of Labor statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook.
- Mathematical Association of America careers page.
- The American Mathematical Society careers page.
- The American Mathematical Society advice for new Ph.Ds page.
- The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics’ career page. It includes links to job postings.
- SIAM’s brochure on careers in applied math. It includes interesting profiles of working mathematicians.
- The American Statistical Association’s careers page.
- Be An Actuary. Find links explaining what actuaries do, why being an actuary is a top-ranked job, and how you can become an actuary.
- Be An Actuary’s list of college coursework you’ll need.
The intranet has a page of UR math graduate alumni working at companies, whom you can contact about job.
Here is information about becoming a math teacher, thanks to the Warner School.
If you envision a career involving computers, the web site or ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) has lots of useful information at http://www.acm.org.
The University of Rochester’s Career Center can help you with your resume, cover letter, applications, etc.