Careers in Mathematics

Careers in Mathematics

Students majoring in mathematics have many career options ranging from actuarial work to consulting to teaching to working in the aerospace industry. Some students go to work directly from CMC while others pursue graduate work in operations research, MBA, or other graduate work before choosing a career.

The chair has a book listing 101 careers in Mathematics that you should feel free to read. There are also many online resources concerning opportunities in mathematics, some of which are listed below.

Since there is no standard career path for mathematicians students should avail themselves of the mathematics faculty for advice as well as the CMC Career Services Center.

Career as a Mathematician/Statistician
Computer Programmer
Operations Research Analyst
List of Math Departments around the world
Specific information from the AMS for undergraduates
MAA career profiles
Actuarial Information


Career as an Actuary
Computer Systems Analyst
A list of Professional Societies
The AMS Career page
ASA statistics Careers
Careers in Finance
Find Graduate Programs

Careers in Computer Science

Students majoring in computer science and engineering have a wide range of career options as can be seen below.

Feel free to talk to the computer science faculty for advice as you plan your career in computer science and engineering.

ACM: Computing Degrees & Careers
CRA: Academic Job Openings in Computer Science


IEEE: Careers in Computer Science and Engineering