Careers in Math

Are you interested in mathematics but aren't sure what a mathematician working in industry or the government does all day or what you can do with a math degree?  The following websites will help you explore a career in mathematics.

American Mathematical Society
Students, and those who guide them, can explore possible math careers and the programs and services available to high school students, undergraduates, and graduate students.
MAA Career Profiles
Career profiles from the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) covering a wide variety of careers for which a background in mathematical sciences is useful.
The Career Cornerstone Center
Offers resources to explore career paths in actuarial science, mathematics, and statistics.

Types of Employers

The following are just a sampling of the types of places that employ mathematicians.