## Finding a Job in Mathematics

Below we have attempted to collect a number of links to
information on finding jobs in mathematics. Good luck!

Seeking Employment in the Mathematical Sciences

*This is an excellent article about how to find a job with a
math degree.*

Marketable Skills

Companies That Recruit Math Majors at
Purdue.

* A list of the companies which participated in the Industrial
Roundtable and
Computer Science Roundtable in September 1995 and indicated
that they
intended to hire mathematics and statistics majors.*

Career Planning Center for
Beginning Scientists and Engineers.

* An excellent service sponsored by the Sloan Foundation.
You have to check it out to realize all that's here. *

Careers in Science and Engineering: A Student Planning Guide
to Grad School and Beyond

*Some excellent advice, both on going to
graduate school as well as finding a job.*

Resources
for a Mathematics Job Search

* Some of this is oriented towards grad students, buch much
is useful to undergrads as well. It comes out of the
University of California at San Diego.*

The
The AMS/SIAM Career Page .

The
The ACM Career Line .

* This source has a lot of
general information of use in any job hunt.*

Jobs in Operations Research

How to find mathematical consulting
firms.

* This was provided by
Dr. William Browing, one of our
distinguished alumns.*

Jobs in Statistics

* A lot of good info including a listing of job offerings from the * Purdue Stat Department.
Jobs in Statistics

* Another listing of job offerings.*

The
Dartmouth Math Job Page .

* This is another excellent resource. We discovered many of
the above links here.*

The Employment Resources
Guide. (University of Illinois at Chicago)
* This is mainly intended for Ph. D.students. But some of
the job servers can be useful.*

Employment
Resources and Information

Mathematics Jobs
at IBM

Mark W. Winstead
Notes for the Electronic Job Search

* This is a really nice article about finding
a job in math using the internet.*

General Job Hunting Tools and Online Sources (from
Purdue Center for Career Opportunitie).

*They claim to have the Internet's largest list of job
hunting sites. It IS ``world class!''*

The Writing Center. at Renssalaer Polytechnic

* Eight key steps to creating a resume that will get
attention.*

Writing a
Resume. (Purdue)
The National Security Agency is
reputed to be the world's largest single employer of
mathematicians. The announcement in the above link came from
the University of Illinois
Undergraduate Page (Announcements). They also
have an excellent Career Page.

Some Industrial Employment Opportunities * from the Canadian
Mathematical Society.*

Richard Penney rcp@math.purdue.edu