School of Mathematical Sciences Resources

Building Your Career

Find data on the mathematics community, locate mathematicians, and learn more about funding, prizes, and special opportunities for students and professionals. The American Mathematical Society (AMS) maintains current information to help you build or enhance a career centered on mathematics. Explore the many ways in which the AMS can assist you with your career and professional growth

The American Statistical Association (ASA) career center provides you with information about the ASA's accreditation, awards and recognition, and professional development programs, including courses, videos, and webinars. Be sure to take advantage of their JobWeb, where top companies, government agencies, and academic institutions advertise their statistical job openings.

What is an actuary? Why actuarial science? The Society of Actuaries shares the increasing demand for actuaries and answers your questions surrounding this profession.

The Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) is a leading international organization for credentialing and professional education. 

Cooperative education (co-op) provides an opportunity to put classroom lectures, textbook theories, laboratory research, and your personal initiative to the ultimate test—performance in the workplace. The Office of Career Services and Cooperative Education at RIT provides a variety of workshops, webinars and panels on a wide range of career and job search strategy topics.

Cooperative education provides our students with a competitive advantage over science graduates from other colleges and universities. In some programs, co-op can begin as early as the summer after freshman year, but it typically takes place during third and fourth years. Students can alternate semesters of academic study with co-op work periods—full-time, paid work experiences in positions related to their major.

The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) provides you with resources to jumpstart your job search for positions that utilize your quantitative and analytical skills. Explore their featured jobs to learn more about the vast array of careers in science, technology, engineering, and math. Follow tips for interviews, networking, and choosing the best position for your future!

Thinking of a career in applied mathematics? The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM) provides you with information about career opportunities open to people with mathematical talent and training while answering your most pressing questions.

The Society of Actuaries best prepares individuals for risk management careers and an increasing number of emerging job opportunities in industries where actuaries have never been.