American Mathematical Society
Contemplating a career centered on mathematics? Mathematical research and education are at the heart of some careers, while other careers utilize mathematics and its applications to build and enhance important work in the sciences, business, finance, manufacturing, communications, and engineering.
Learn More About How Mathematics Can Help You Build Your Career
- What do mathematicians do?
- Job sites for math majors
- Careers for Numbers People
- Career information for high school students
- Mathematical Moments: Explore the role mathematics plays in science, technology and human culture through colorful posters.
Graduate Students: Begin Now to Plan Your Career
Students: Prepare for a Career in Mathematics
Visit the AMS for Students site for the latest news and program offerings.
Undergraduate Students: Find information about applying to graduate programs and see school-by-school information about available support for graduate study online at Find a Graduate Program. Undergraduate math majors interested in exploring mathematical research should investigate summer REU programs, and consider residence at one of the special semester programs designed for math majors. Find further career resources, clubs, conferences, and job opportunities by exploring the undergraduate student page.
High School Students: Have you considered a challenging summer math camp to explore the world of mathematical research along with other gifted high school students from around the country? There are also competitions and contests featuring math problems for students from around the country or around the world. Need help with homework or self-study? Find a variety of resources on the high school student page.