Resources - Mathematics
Why Study Mathematics?
How is math a part of your life? Should you focus on making math part of your future profession?
You may find the follwing information useful. Feel free to share your thoughts with us.
- We Use Math It's true!
- Best Jobs 2011 What do people get paid to do in the US?
- Doing the Math (WSJ) A philosophical discussion exploring the former.
- Lucrative Jobs (Yahoo Finance) Another source. Future engineers, pay attention! This is relevant for you.
Summer Opportunities in Pure and Applied Mathematics
Is it late Fall? It is probably time to start thinking about what you are doing next summer - it is never too early! If you think you might want to try out a math-oriented job, consider the information provided below.
- Mathematical Internships and Co-Ops for Undergraduates Information provided by the American Mathematical Society - a great resource for those seeking non-research oriented summer work.
- Mathematical Research Experience for Undergraduates Programs (REU) A list of most math REUs provided by the American Mathematical Society.
So it turns out you love math! You've taken some math classes in high school. Perhaps you are already in college and have taken some college-level math. You can't see yourself not doing math... Now what? Can you make a career out of mathematics? What can people do with their mathematical training?
- For Prospective Mathematicians Career information for students considering further studies of mathematics, particularly graduate school. Information provided by the American Mathematical Society.
- MAA Career Page Resource similar to above, provided by the Mathematical Association of America.
- SIAM Profiles of Professional Applied Mathematicians This page is a resource of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics. It is particularly useful for students with applied and/or interdisciplinary interests.
- Math for America Foundation Interested in teaching math after college? Explore the opportunities currently available, part of a nation-wide initiative aimed at enhancing high school mathematics and science education in the United States.
- Society of Actuarial Scientists Do you like probablility and statistics? See how actuaries use the theory that you see in our courses on a daily basis.