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SIAM Conferences provide venues for networking with mathematicians and computational scientists working in industry, and hearing about their work. Published research articles are also a window to the research and activities that take place within an industrial organization.

Professional Societies
American Chemical Society
American Geophysical Union
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
American Mathematical Society
American Physical Society
American Society for Microbiology
American Society of Civil Engineers
American Society of Mechanical Engineers
American Statistical Association
Association for Computing Machinery
Association for Women in Mathematics
Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Mathematical Association of America
Materials Research Society
Society of Automotive Engineers
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
Society for Mathematical Biology
Society for Neuroscience
SPIE, The International Society for Optical Engineering

Books
101 Careers in Mathematics, Second Edition
Andrew Sterrett, Editor; Mathematical Association of America, 2003

A Mathematician’s Survival Guide: Graduate School and Early Career Development
Steven G. Krantz; American Mathematical Society, 2003

Careers for Number Crunchers & Other Quantitative Types, Second Edition
Rebecca Burnett; McGraw-Hill, 2002

Great Jobs for Math Majors, Second Edition
Stephen Lambert & Ruth DeCotis; McGraw-Hill, 2005

Secrets to Success in Industry Careers: Essential Skills for Science and Business
L. Borbye; Academic Press, 2007

She Does Math: Real-Life Problems from Women on the Job
Marla Parker, Editor; Mathematical Association of America, 1995

Websites
Art of Problem Solving
www.artofproblemsolving.com
Includes forums, free online classes, games, and resources for the young mathematician.

Careers in Mathematics
www.msri.org/ext/CareersInMathematics.html
Explore the career paths of people with degrees in mathematics working in industry, business, and government.

The Math Forum @ Drexel
http://mathforum.org
A leading online resource for improving math learning, teaching, and communication, includes forums, problems, puzzles, and other resources for mathematicians, teachers, researchers, students, and parents.

MentorNet
http://www.mentornet.net/ 
A mentoring network, particularly for women and minorities in science and engineering

PhDs.org
www.PhDs.org
A website created to help students prepare for the challenging demands of today’s job market and provide a voice for early career scientists. Includes career resources for mathematicians, engineers, and scientists at all levels, from undergraduate to PhDs and beyond.

Sloan Career Cornerstone Series
http://www.careercornerstone.org/math/math.htm
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.

Young Mathematician’s Network
http://concerns.youngmath.net
Includes numerous forums to serve the community of young mathematicians including discussions on paths to math, job searches, careers, undergrad life, graduate life, work and family life, research, and teaching.

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