So, what can you do with a MATH major?

Recent links: Who wants to be a Mathematician? (WWTBAM) A game from the American Mathematical Society.
                        (1) at the University of Minnesota                                
                        (2) WWTBAM home page

Careers for Mathematics Majors

Most people have a limited knowledge of the range of careers in mathematics. In fact, there are many interesting and unique jobs pertaining to the field of mathematics. Below is a list sources for information on careers in mathematical areas. When you click on a link, you will be go to a web page containing a description of how mathematics is involved career fields. There is more information on professional organizations, career areas, and related links like resume' writing as you scroll down.

For information on programs in Mathematics at Temple University see The Department of Mathematics in  the College of Science and Technology. For a detailed description of the programs in Mathematics and course requirements click here.

Click here to see a career poster. Here is another from the United Kingdom. There are free posters on applied math from Math Matters, Apply It! Here is one.

Temple University Career Services (2nd Floor Mitten Hall)

        Link to Career Services, "What can you with your major."

Resume' writing packet.          Interview packet.


Interested in teaching mathematics?   National Council of Teachers of Mathematics at

Important Mathematical Associations

Every mathematics major (or person considering entering the mathematics profession) should be aware of the major mathematics associations. Below are the links to some of those associations.

American Mathematical Society (AMS)

American Statistical Association (ASA)

Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM)

Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS)

Mathematical Association of America (MAA)     Our Local Section EPADEL

Society of Actuaries (SOA)

Society for Industrial and Applied Math (SIAM)

National Council of Teachers of Math (NCTM)

Selected Resources

Some Links about Resume' Construction and Interviewing

For High School Students:

Last updated 10/29/2015 by DRH