AMS and SIAM – Talking BIG Jobs

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 →

Interview Tips and Other Resources

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 →

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 →

Check Out Our Book!

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 →

Opportunity: GEOMETRY OF REDISTRICTING: SUMMER SCHOOL August 7-11, 2017 at Tufts University

A 5-day summer school will be offered at Tufts University from August 7-11, 2017, with the principal purpose of training mathematicians to be expert witnesses for court cases on redistricting and gerrymandering. Topics covered in the summer school will include: the legal history of the Voting Rights Act and its subsequent renewals, extensions, and clarifications;... Continue Reading →

The BIG Math Network is in its startup phase.  This collaborative effort will bring together the Mathematical Sciences community (including pure and applied mathematics, statistics, operations research and data science) to Build job opportunities for mathematical scientists Communicate the value of mathematical science in the workplace Facilitate connections between students, faculty, recruiters and managers Increase... Continue Reading →

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