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!
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 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 →
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 →
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 →