Submit a Blog Post

The BIG Math Network is soliciting blogposts to communicate how training in the mathematical sciences leads to a rich array of careers.  We will disseminate articles through our partners and aggregate relevant articles and opportunities.  Posts can be a single paragraph to a few pages and should include at least one picture.  They are published under the Creative Commons License Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs (CC BY-NC-ND).

Please let us know about relevant content such as:

  • job and internship opportunities
  • articles
  • workshops and courses
  • videos about BIG careers
  • panels and career fairs at conferences

Posts about careers can answer questions such as

  • What is your current position and how did you find/choose it?
  • What education and career path led you to this position?
  • How does your mathematical sciences training serve you in your work?
  • What is interesting and challenging about your work?
  • What would you advise someone (undergraduate, graduate, faculty) interested in training for and seeking a position such as yours?

Faculty posts can answer questions such as:

  • How do you advise students thinking about BIG careers?
  • What kinds of internship experiences have your students had?
  • What are some advantages of internships for graduate students?
  • What conversations are important to have with your students before they begin an internship (for example, about intellectual property)?

Student posts about internships can answer questions such as:

  • What kind of internship did you have?
  • What skills were important for you to bring to the position?
  • What kinds of things did you learn on the job?
  • How can an internship enhance the graduate school experience?
  • What do you wish you had known before seeking/starting your internship?