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!

SIAM Career Fair!

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 →

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 →

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