Careers in Mathematics

  • Career Advisors and Peer Career Assistants at the Career Development Center are here to help you find jobs and internships, improve your resume and cover letters, and access online and print resources. 
  • Alumnae who studied this major or are working in the industry can provide valuable guidance when considering career options, including internships, jobs, and graduate school. You may also contact alums through the Alumnae Association Career Directory.
  • Your professors may be a resource for advice on career questions in their field of expertise.

Students with this major have completed internships and/or jobs at:

  • Custom Analytics
  • Mercer Health & Benefits
  • U.S. Department of Energy
  • Winooski Valley Park District
  • Various Public and Private Schools
  • Traveler’s Insurance Co.
  • Institutional Investor News
  • Horizon Actuarial Services, LLC
  • John Hancock Financial Services
  • The Boston Globe
  • Bulgarian American Credit Bank
  • MassMutual Financial (also Insurance)
  • Principle Profit Management, Inc.
  • International Creative Management

Great positions for students with this major:

  • Data Analyst
  • Consultant
  • Operations Research Analyst
  • Computer Systems Engineer
  • Actuary/Actuarial Analyst
  • Marketing Analyst/Director
  • Teacher
  • College/University Instructor/Professor
  • Director of a Non-Profit Organization
  • Benefits Manager
  • Research Assistant/Director
  • Financial Analyst

Online Resources:

  • American Mathematical Society
    The AMS provides a Careers and Employment page with job listings, career profiles, and job sites for math majors.
  • Association for Women in Mathematics
    Great articles about mathematics career paths and links for career websites, job postings, and information on grants and scholarship programs.
  • Mathematical Association of America
    Get in-depth information on conferences, meetings, internships, study abroad, careers and research opportunities.
  • Occupational Outlook Handbook
    Maintained by the U.S. Department of Labor, this online database gives a detailed description of various fields and occupations including interpreters & translators, social scientists, teachers, and international business consultants.
  • Spotlight on Careers
    An overview of environmental careers. Lists the best environmental job-search websites and non-profit sites.
  • Vault Online Career Library – connect through LyonNet
    Provides career summaries and guidance for internships, interviewing, resume- and cover-letter-writing. Occupational surveys from real employees in each industry are also available.

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