Math & Computer Science Links
Resources for Math Majors
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics - Professional association
American Mathematical Society
- General career information for mathematicians
- Automated job application system, sponsored by AMA, for individuals with advanced degrees in math; good source for learning about various math careers
- Links to a variety of different Web pages about math
Association for Women in Mathematics - Professional association providing general information about math careers for Bachelor’s degree graduates, including statistics, computer science, math modeling and more.
Careers in Math - Maintained by Purdue University, this site has job listings, as well as articles such as “What can you do with a Math degree?” and “How to find a job in Math.”
Cool Math - Links to career information
Graduate School Rankings – Mathematics - US News and World Report’s ranking of the top graduate schools for mathematics.
Graduate School Survival Manual - Helpful information about applying to graduate schools in the math and computer science fields, as well as useful tips for life as a grad student.
INFORMS (Institute For Operations Research and the Management Sciences) - Professional association offering career profiles and list of internships in the operations research field.
Institute for Mathematics and its Applications - Professional association founded by the National Science Foundation.
Mathematical Association of America
- Additional biographic profiles of individuals working in math careers
- The MAA’s job posting site
- Resources for undergrads
Mathematicians - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile
Mathematicians - Princeton Review career profile
Mathematics Advanced Study Semesters - A program that takes place during the fall semester of each year at Penn State University. The program combines advanced learning with research initiation and provides a highly charged interactive environment among talented and motivated students and a committed group of strong research faculty and top graduate students. For most of its participants, the MASS program serves as a spring board to graduate schools in mathematics.
National Association of Mathematicians - A professional organization whose goal is to promote excellence in the mathematical sciences, particularly for underrepresented American minorities.
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics - Offers professional development advice and list of job postings, as well as helpful resources for math teachers of any grade level.
PhDs.org - Search for grad schools with strong programs in mathematics and get a list of the best schools according to your criteria.
Research Experiences for Undergraduates - List of REUs for undergraduates in the Mathematical Sciences.
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) - Professional association; with support from the National Science Foundation and National Security Agency, reports on mathematics in industry, including characteristics of work environments and skills needed for success in this field.
Summer Program for Women in Mathematics at George Washington University - A five-week intensive program for mathematically- talented undergraduate women who are completing their junior year and may be contemplating graduate study in the mathematical sciences. Goals of this program are to communicate an enthusiasm for mathematics, to develop research skills, to cultivate mathematical self-confidence and independence, and to promote success in graduate school.
Young Mathematicians Network - Site for young professionals in the mathematics field, with topics such as undergrad life, graduate school life, and job search.
Actuaries - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile
Be an Actuary.org - Find out if you’re suited for an actuarial career, how to get prepared, what to expect on a day-to-day basis and where to search for jobs.
Casualty Actuarial Society - Professional association whose purpose is the advancement of the body of knowledge of actuarial science applied to property, casualty, and similar risk exposures.
DW Simpson and Company - The largest firm dedicated to helping companies hire for actuary positions, from entry level to experienced professional; job seekers can view hundreds of job postings free of charge.
Society of Actuaries - Professional association
American Statistical Association - Professional association providing general information about careers in statistics, including earnings and industries, job and internship listings and other resources.
- Examples of Careers in Statistics
- List of Industries that Employ Statisticians, including links to more detailed pages http://www.amstat.org/careers/whatindustriesemploystatisticians.cfm
- Opportunities for Undergraduates
Institute of Mathematical Statistics - An international professional and scholarly society devoted to the development, dissemination, and application of statistics and probability. Offers free memberships for students.
Statisticians - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile
Statisticians - Princeton Review career profile
Resources for Computer Science Majors
American Society for Information Science - Professional association
Association for Computing Machinery - Professional association providing the computing field’s premier Digital Library and serving its members and the computing profession with leading-edge publications, conferences, and career resources.
Association for Women in Computing http://www.awc-hq.org/home.html - Professional association
Association of Information Technology Professionals - Professional association seeking to provide avenues for all their members to be teachers as well as students and to make contacts with other members in the IS field.
Coding Bootcamps - ComputerScienceOnline’s expert-drive guide
Computer and Information Systems Managers - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile
Computer Programmers - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile
ComputerScienceOnline.org - Educational, career and developmental information related to the world of computer science from self funded and non-commercial organization made up of contributors from the science and technology education system and others who have worked in industry at large corporations or start-ups.
Computer Support Specialists - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile
Computer Systems Analyst - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile
Computing Research Association - Professional association’s special section for undergraduate students.
Developers.Net - A comprehensive employment site for software professionals that provides access to numerous developer’s jobs across the U.S.
Dice.com - Search for technology jobs nationwide.
IEEE Computer Society - Professional association
Independent Computer Consultants Association - Provides professional development opportunities and business support programs. Offers mentor partnerships for student members with professionals in the field.
InterviewCake.com - Since software engineering interviews have a very specific format focused on whiteboard coding and algorithm design, even bright students really struggle if they haven’t learned and practiced that specific format—similar to “case interviews” for management consultants.Interview Cake teaches students and alumni how to solve these coding interview questions through practice problems and tutorials.We also have a weekly mock interview question newsletter for students looking to get ahead on interview prep well before senior recruiting season.
ITCareerPaths.com - Leading resource for IT jobs, including numerous profiles of tech career roles.
IT Career Paths and Certifications - From TomsITPro.com
IT Certifications - List of links to details about many different IT certifications you can earn.
IT World - IT career advice articles
Jobs in Computer Science - Post your resume and read resources from the Association for Computing Machinery.
Network and Computer Systems Administrators - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile
Operations Research Analysts - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile
Software Developers - The Bureau of Labor Statistics Occupational Outlook Handbook career profile
Southwest Research Institute - Science, math and computer science jobs
Tech-Centric.net - Leading technology job portal, providing students and graduates thousands of daily openings throughout the country, FT, PT, internships and co-op related jobs. The service is free.
TechnologyEducation.org - Learn about careers, certificate program and other technology education in development, support, cybersecurity and information technology.
VideogameProfessionalsGroup - With + 8800 members from the video game industry, VideoGame Professional is a really meaningful group. Its main objective is to become a powerful and representative voice for professionals and companies as well as a real platform for the whole industry.