The spread and impact of infectious diseases, such as polio in the past and COVID-19 today, are long-standing challenges for humanity. While at first glance this may appear as a problem for medical researchers and practitioners alone, mathematical scientists can contribute a great deal to analysis of emerging outbreaks. Mathematical and statistical modeling allow us... Continue Reading →
Are you seeking a BIG career? The BIG (Business, Industry and Government) Jobs Guide provides tips on crafting your resume, refining technical skills, and finding that perfect internship in math, operations research, or statistics. With jobs utilizing computational skills set to increase by almost 30 percent in the next decade, the BIG Jobs Guide is... Continue Reading →
Networking is an important skill for those interested in BIG careers to develop early on. The American Mathematical Society recently featured a great article and video full of advice specifically for undergraduate mathematical science students. The full article and video can be found here!
As part of the Tondeur Initiative, AMS will be offering an online panel with industry mathematicians on Thursday, June 25 at 3:00 p.m. EDT! Click the link here for more information and to register!
SIAM is offering its first-ever Virtual Career Fair on Tuesday, July 7 at any location near you with an internet connection. Registration is free and you do not need to be a SIAM member…so please read on! If you are not a SIAM member (free student membership options are found here), set up a free username... Continue Reading →
The American Mathematical Society recently published an article written by Carol E. Fan describing ways to succeed as a mathematician entering industry work. Carol E. Fan earned her doctorate in hyperbolic geometry from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. She worked as an academic before transitioning to supply chain research at the RAND Corporation. She has... Continue Reading →
The American Mathematical Society and Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics jointly host a webinar series called "Talking BIG Jobs" which features interviews with several mathematical scientists in BIG careers. Register here to watch a recording of the most recent webinar with Dr. Helen Moore, courtesy of AMS! To view the full archive of interviews... Continue Reading →
The BIG Math Network has been working on adding helpful new resources to our site! Check out the new MAA Math Values article “You're Really Going to Ask Me That in an Interview?" and other helpful resources at our Student Resource page. The Student Resources page has tons of information for mathematical sciences students interested... Continue Reading →