What can I do with a major in Math?

The mathematics program provides students with sufficient background of theory and practice so they may pursue graduate work, research, teaching in the secondary schools, and various types of industry.

Strategies

• Obtain treasurer position in student organization
• Join a math or science club
• Strengthen writing skills
• Work as a research assistant for a professor
• Enhance memorization skills


Career Titles

Accountant
Actuary
Aerospace Engineer
Airplane Pilot
Air Traffic Controller
Analyst
Applications Programmer
Applied Science Technologist
Appraiser
Architect
Artificial Intelligence Programmer
Astronomer
Bank Officer
Banking/Investment Mgr
Biometrician/Biostatistician
Bookkeeper
Cartographer
Commodity Manager
Compensation/Benefits Admin
Computer Consultant
Computer Engineer
Computer Facilities Manager
Computer Installation Specialist
Computer Marketing Rep
Computer Programmer
Computer Scientist
Computer-Aided Design Tech
Consumer Loan/Credit Officer
Contract Administrator
Cost Estimator/Analyst
Credit Manager
Cryptographer/Cryptologist
Data Control Admin
Data Processing Mgr
Database Manager
Demographer
Drafter
Econometrician
Economist
EDP Auditor
Educator
Electrician
Employee Relations Specialist
Engineer
Engineering Lab Technician
Environmental Technologist
Estate Planner
External Auditor
Financial Auditor
Financial Consultant
Financial Manager
Financial Planner
Geologist
Hydro Geologist

Hydrologist
Information Scientist
Inventory Control
Investment Banker
ISO 2000 Specialist
Market Research Analyst
Mathematician
Media Buyer
Metallurgist
Meteorologist
Mortgage Researcher
Network Programmer
Nuclear Scientist
Numerical Analyst
Operations Research
Pharmacologist
Physicist
Pollution Meteorologist
Production Manager
Production Support
Psychometrician
Public Health Statistician
Purchasing Agent
Quality Assurance Analyst
Radar Technician
Rate Analyst
Research Analyst
Risk & Insurance Specialist
Risk Analyst
Robotics Programmer
Sat-Com Specialist
Software Development
Software Engineer
Software Support
Statistician
Surveyor
Systems Analyst
Systems Engineer
Systems Programmer
Teacher: Math/Science/Computers
Technical Support Rep
Technical Writer
Tool and Die Maker
Treasury Management
Underwriter
Urban Planner
Value Engineer
Weight Analyst



Professional Organizations

American Mathematical Society
Dept. of Professional Programs and Services
P.O. Box 6248
Providence, RI 02940

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
3600 University City Science Center
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Mathematical Assoc.of America
P.O. Box 90973
Washington, DC 20090-0973

Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences
1529 18th St., NW
Washington, DC 20036
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
1906 Association Drive
Reston, VA 20191-1502

Web sites

American Academy of Actuaries
Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)
SIAM-AMS Nonacademic Careers in Mathematical Sciences

Jobs in Mathematics
Internship Sites: Internships- Nationwide Sites
What is an Actuary?
Computing Research Association

Contact Information

 

Megan Adukaitis
Director of Career Development


Career Development Office:
400 St. Bernadine St.
Bernardine Hall, Suite 103
Reading, PA  19607
Phone: 610-796-8225
Fax: 610-790-1968

Hours:
Monday - Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Evening hours by appointment.

Email: career.development@alvernia.edu