Careers & Internships
Spring 2021 Job Hunting Workshops
The Fall 2021 job hunting workshops will be held via Zoom. The speakers for the first workshop are from IGT and will introduce the research and design jobs of the gaming industry and how mathematicians are utilized in different ways.
- February 18, 2021, 5-6 p.m. (Join the job hunting workshop via Zoom)
- Sara LaRocca, Game Design Manager
- Debbie Rominger, Game Design Manager
- Ben Staufeneger, Game Design Manager
Whether you want to pursue an academic career or a career in government or the private sector, our department's undergraduate and graduate degree options provide the skills and knowledge necessary for your success. You can build on that foundation by participating in summer internships, REUs, and other research-oriented programs that provide opportunities to further explore your career options, learn new skills, meet like-minded individuals, and further develop your interests and expertise. The links below can connect you to a wealth of career information, including resources for finding internships and summer research programs:
- SIAM's Careers and Jobs pages are a great resource.
- The American Mathematical Society (AMS)
- The Mathematical Association of America (MAA)
- American Statistical Association (ASA) - JobWeb
- The Bureau of Labor Statistics (Has lots of information about mathematics careers, especially non-academic employment)
- Discover Data Science (in particular, information on Data Science Careers, Finding a Job as a Data Scientist, and Data Science Training Center)
Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU)
Need help finding REUs to apply to? These websites may be helpful:
- NSF REU search site
- AMS list of REUs
- MAA Semester and Summer Programs
- Math REU Programs (maintained by Steve Butler)
Paid fellowships to conduct research with faculty mentors are available to select undergraduate students. The fellowships are competitive. Application information may be found at the website below, or through employer websites.