Career Options for Graduates
in the Mathematical Sciences
Summary reports
 The MAA Career Resouce Center.
 According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics,
education pays!
People with more education earn more and are less likely to be unemployed.
 A summary of
NSF reports about recent graduates with bachelor and master's
degrees in the mathematical sciences. Click on the URLs in this pdf
report to visit the supporting web sites.
 Selecting and applying to graduate programs.
Other sources

What do mathematicians do? is a site that describes career options
outside of academia for mathematicians.

http://www.ams.org/programs/students/students#careers
is an AMS site with links to information about
the mathematical sciences.

http://www.ams.org/careers/ is maintained by the AMS
and contains career profiles, resume writing
tips, job search links, and lots of other information.

http://www.maa.org/students/career.html is maintained by
the Mathematics Association of America and contains autobiographical
career profiles written by many mathematics graduates.

http://www.beanactuary.com is maintained by
the Society of Actuaries and the Casualty Actuarial Society
and contains information about opportunities in actuarial science.

http://www.nsf.gov/sbe/srs/nsrcg/start.htm lists reports
on employment of science and engineering graduates compiled by
the National Science Foundation. These reports are the sources
for the summaries listed at the top of the page.
 A book titled "101 Careers in Mathematics" (QA10.5 .A15 1996)
is available in the
library.

http://www.amstat.org/careers is
the American Statistical Association's page on career opportunities
for statistics majors.
 Information from the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction on
opportunities for
lateral entry,
an alternative path to licensure for public school teaching.

Carney, Sandoe and Associates
recruits teachers for independent schools across the nation. (Teacher
certification is not required.)
 An old slide show of answers to common questions about
career options for people with undergraduate degrees in the mathematical sciences.
The NSF reports cited are not the most recent.