Selected Resources

The resources below are a combination of general industry information as well as specific job and internship posting sites for this industry.

  • Mathematical Sciences Career Information: Career information and services to the mathematics community from the American Mathematical Society. Find out what a mathematician working in industry or government does all day. Learn about what applications there might be. Offers job listings for Ph.D. mathematicians as well as job resources for non-academic careers.
  • Science Jobs: Provides job listings in a variety of science disciplines and technology.
  • Science Magazine: Features jobs, employer profiles and links, and other resources such as the salary calculator.
  • Website for bio-scientists and laboratory personnel provides a wealth of information.
  • Worldwide Job Market for Mathematicians: This site includes Statisticians, OR-Specialists, Actuaries and Econometricians. Both academic and nonacademic jobs, worldwide.

Selected Professional Associations

A professional association is an organization of people who have similar career interests. These membership-based organizations often offer a reduced rate for students that allow access to the many resources they provide. Professional association websites can also offer job/internship databases as well as opportunities to find mentors or other contacts.

  • American Mathematical Society (AMS): Fulfills its mission through programs and services that promote mathematical research and its uses, strengthen mathematical education and foster awareness and appreciation of mathematics and its connections to other disciplines and to everyday life.
  • American Statistical Association (ASA): A scientific and educational society founded, ASA is the second-oldest, continuously operating professional society in the U.S.
  • Association of Science and Technology Centers (ASTC): Resource for science center professionals, including a job bank, profiles of individuals in positions, professional conferences and other relevant information pertaining to 500+ international science centers.
  • Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM): Encourages women and girls to study and to have active careers in the mathematical sciences, and to promote equal opportunity and the equal treatment.
  • Mathematical Association of America (MAA): Committed to providing a range of activities that foster professional skills and enrich the broader mathematical community.
  • National Science Foundation (NSF): An independent federal agency created "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense…"
  • Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM): SIAM exists to ensure the strongest interactions between mathematics and other scientific and technological communities through membership activities, publication of journals and books and conferences.