Careers in Mathematics

Math Will Rock Your World: Business Week cover story, January 23, 2006

Mathematics is rapidly becoming a crucial tool in a wide range of activities in business, industry, and government. More and more corporations and government agencies now actively recruit mathematicians and others with strong mathematical backgrounds. A few examples include video game developers, major Wall Street financial firms, and National Security Agency.

It is, however, important to note that most employers are interested in people with a strong background in both mathematics and a related discipline such as computer science, signal processing, finance, or engineering.

If you would like to see specific descriptions and listings, explore following links:

Here is a nice discussion about why mathematics is so crucial in science and technology.

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