Networking Basics for Math Undergrads – AMS Blogs

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!

BIG Jobs Panel – AMS

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!

Talking BIG Jobs – AMS

The American Mathematical Society recently hosted a series of interviews featuring mathematicians in industry. The first interviewee was Dr. Sumanth Swaminathan, the co-founder and CEO, Iterex Therapeutics who has worked closely with optimization and prediction models. The second mathematician interviewed is Dr. Stephanie Fitchett, a data scientist working in insurance and finance. To read the full... Continue Reading →

Long Day’s Journey into Industry

by Dr. Sam Ferguson, Research Mathematician at Metron, Inc. Visions of Cover LettersDuring my fourth year of graduate study at the University of Iowa, the herculean effort that older students were putting into job applications became apparent. The stress wrinkling their brows and the stacks of cover letters that crowded their offices gave telltale signs... Continue Reading →

From Mathematician to Electricity Trader

by Brian N. Maurizi, PhD; Electricity Trader, Saracen Energy Advisors ~ I received a PhD in Theoretical Mathematics, but I had always been interested in energy and commodity markets.  Toward the end of graduate school, I knew that I wanted a career outside academics, and I was most interested in the energy industry.  Immediately upon... Continue Reading →

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