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!
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 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 Sharon Arroyo and Les Button Opportunities in industry for people with hard-core mathematical skills can be very rewarding. In this article, we give our perspective on how to search for a job in industry. We first discuss how to match your skills and career goals with a role. We then give information about the... Continue Reading →
By Holly Zullo, PhD; Associate Director, Research Development, Huntsman Cancer Institute, University of Utah ~ “Use your skills in a new way” began a job ad that caught my attention and then altered the course of my career. The position was Associate Director of the Office of Scientific Writing and Institutional Data at Huntsman Cancer... Continue Reading →