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Other career opportunities in Mathematics


The American Mathematical Society (AMS) and the Mathematical Association of America both have a list of career profiles of over one hundred working mathematicians. For Undergraduate Internet Mathematics Resources check out the MAA, Math Forum at Drexel University and the Mathematics Archives.

Note that some of the links on these pages overlap. There are also student pages located on the Canadian Mathematics Society website.

Also CanLearn Interactive is a government career planning website. A useful feature is the online career counselor where you can look at previous inquiries or ask your own question.

In addition, the following articles attempt to answer the questions Why Study Math? and What Do Mathematicians Do?

Working Your Degree in Mathematics

Careers in Applied Mathematics & Computational Sciences

Finally, Women in Mathematics is a website devoted to resources for women in mathematics, from the Association for Women in Mathematics.

Other career opportunities in Statistics

Amstat Online, contains information on the statistics profession, job postings, continuingeducation, workshops, seminars, and professional development opportunities.

The Undergraduate Statistics Education Initiative, contains information on undergraduate programs in the statistical sciences and offers profiles of statisticians at various levels of industry, academia, and government.

Schools Offering Degrees in Statistics contain contact information for the school, what degrees are offered, and a brief description of the program(s).

Amstat News is the monthly membership magazine of the American Statistical Association and covers industry events, membership news, and "Career Corner" articles. Periodically, the entire September issue is devoted to Careers in Statistics.

STATS: The Magazine for Students of Statistics is published three times per year and features stories, career information, student experiences, and humor. This magazine is included in an annual student membership.

Chance Magazine is published quarterly and is a general interest magazine with articles and departments featuring timely and entertaining material on the world of statistics.
The Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies (COPSS) Web site provides career snapshots and profiles.

The American Statistical Association (ASA) provides interested individuals with other brochures and publications, such as:

Women in Statistics Career Brochure

Minorities in Statistics Career Brochure

Schools Offering Degrees in Statistics in the United States and Canada Online Directory

What is a Survey? Brochure Series

Amstat News Magazine, Careers in Statistics Issue

Committee on Career Development