A Career in Mathematics

One of the benefits of studying mathematics is the variety of career paths it provides. Students with a mathematics background have the training necessary for positions in business, industry, government and education. Companies in the computer and communications industries employ mathematicians, as do banks, insurance companies, consulting firms and almost every area of the federal government.

Some potential career choices are:

  • Actuary
  • Computer Programmer
  • Operations Researcher
  • Statistician
  • Systems Analyst
  • Teacher

On the Web

These web sites provide additional information on careers in mathematics.