Thinking of a Career in Applied Mathematics?
A career in applied mathematics isn't just about crunching numbers. It's a career that uses mathematics to solve problems in the environment of your choice.
Careers in Applied Mathematics: …alternatives to academia for STEM majors
- Where Can I Work?
- What Kind of Problems Might I Work On?
- Growing Fields to Consider
- How Do I Get Started?
- Profiles of Professional Mathematicians and Computational Scientists
- Public Awareness
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Mathematical Sciences Career Information
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Sloan Career Cornerstone Series
SIAM, MAA, and AMS contributed resources to the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to develop the pages of this site on how business, industry, and government use mathematical expertise.
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There are many reasons to study mathematics and may career opportunities that involve mathematics. This site posts film clips with people using mathematics in their jobs and resources for teachers interested in including career information in their lessons.
The Poster Project: Visualizing Women in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering
The goal of this project is to change the intellectual and emotional climate surrounding the idea of scientific research in order to increase the number of women and girls who choose to pursue careers related to the physical sciences and mathematics.
ACM Crossroads Student Magazine
A collection of links to resources for students of computer science, management information systems, business information systems, and related fields.