Careers for Mathematicians

Mathematicians are qualified for a wide variety of jobs. Some of the jobs may require additional certifications or graduate study. The list below is just a short sample of possibilities.

  • Actuarial Science (Insurance)
  • Animation
  • Cryptology
  • Economics
  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Finance
  • Mathematics Teacher in High-school
  • Mathematics Professor
  • Medical Research
  • Meteorology
  • Software (Algorithm) Design
  • Statistics
  • Telecommunications

Recent Graduates

Our own graduates have taken jobs with a wide variety of state and private employers. Some of these are listed below.

  • Alaska Airlines
  • Arco
  • BP
  • Center for Disease Control
  • FBI
  • FedEx
  • State of Alaska Health and Epidemiology
  • State of Alaska Health and Human Services
  • State of Alaska Fish and Game
  • High school teachers in Alaska

Our graduates have obtained doctoral degrees from ...

  • Princeton
  • SUNY Stony Brook
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Colorado Denver
  • University of Georgia
  • University of Massachusetts at Amherst
  • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • University of Washington

Below are some additional sites of interest to those seeking a career in mathematics.

 

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