About Careers in the Mathematical Sciences

Math Institutes Diversity Committee Website

posted Feb 23, 2011, 10:37 AM by AWM Editor   [ updated Feb 23, 2011, 10:38 AM ]

AAAS Career Basics Booklets

posted Jun 6, 2010, 8:40 PM by Glenna Buford

These booklets provide advice and help on preparing CVs and resumes, writing grants and scientific papers, networking, and much more.  AAAS Career Basics Booklet

Science's Next Wave

posted Jun 6, 2010, 8:38 PM by Glenna Buford

A collection of resources for the "next generation of scientists" including information on job market news, career transitions, career & job hunting advice, family-career issues, women in science, and science's big debates.  NextWave.org

PhDs.Org Science, Math, and Engineering Links

posted Jun 6, 2010, 8:37 PM by Glenna Buford

The PhDs.Org science career library contains information for scientists and would-be scientists at all levels, from high school students through Nobel laureates.

Be An Actuary

posted Jun 6, 2010, 8:33 PM by Glenna Buford

Find out more about one of the top-rated careers in America at this informative site provided by the Casualty Actuarial Society and the Society of Actuaries, Be An Actuary.

Careers in Statistics

posted Jun 6, 2010, 8:21 PM by Glenna Buford

Data are not just numbers, but numbers that carry information about a specific setting and need to be interpreted in that setting. With this growth in the use of data comes a growing demand for the services of statisticians, who are experts in producing trustworthy data, analyzing data to make their meaning clear, and drawing practical conclusions from data. Find out more about the possibilities at this site from the American Statistical Association!

Mathematical Sciences Career Information

posted Jun 6, 2010, 8:18 PM by Glenna Buford

AMS/MAA/SIAM Project for Nonacademic Employment. This site contains extensive information about nonacademic careers including over 70 profiles of nonacademic mathematicians (four new ones are added each month) and lists of skills required for different types of positions. The featured mathematicians have a variety of backgrounds - from bachelors to doctorates.

Careers That Count

posted Jun 6, 2010, 8:16 PM by Glenna Buford

Careers That Count -- With support from the Exxon Education Foundation, this brochure was created by the AWM to encourage individuals to look at the mathematical sciences as a possible career choice. It includes profiles of 15 mathematicians, all women!

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