Math opens the door to many promising career paths. Not only do many professions and majors require a background in math, but the analytical and problem–solving skills you learn in math can apply to a range of careers.
We want to help you build your career — starting while you’re in school and continuing after you’ve graduated. For assistance with writing your resume, practicing your interview skills, and searching for internships and jobs, visit UL Lafayette Career Services.
Below you will find links to career resources at several professional society and association web sites as well as some career and occupation resource web sites.
In addition to the targeted links provided here, you may find it worthwhile to explore other sections of these society, association, and career information web sites.
- American Mathematical Society (AMS)
- Mathematical Association of America (MAA)
- Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)
- Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM)
Statistical (general, actuarial, and data science)
- The World of Statistics
- American Statistical Association (ASA)
- Be an Actuary: Information about Actuarial Sciences
- The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS)
Data Science (see also Statistics links)
Career Information Sites (general with mathematical links)
- Sloan Career Cornerstone Center (CCC)
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- Occupational Information Network (O*NET) — U.S. Department of Labor supported database