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MGF1106 Math for Liberal Arts and Science Majors: Math Career Resources
This is a guide for MGF1106, Math for Liberal Arts and Science Majors. It will help students find resources to explore careers in mathematics.
The Occupational Outlook Handbook from the U.S. Department of Labor lists skills that workers need for various professions. It also gives projected forecasts for future job growth in all types of careers.
American Statistical Association The ASA lists industries that employ statisticians
including jobs in government, health, and business. This site offers detailed
descriptions of how statistics relates to each field.
Mathematical Sciences Career Information, Career profiles (from the AMS –
American Mathematical Society) These short bios of former math majors,
working in a variety of fields, show how a mathematics background has helped
people be successful in a variety of fields. Also see their archives for more careers.
Math Jobs - UC Davis This website from Dr. Kouba at UC Davis lists many math related professions. It
is intended for freshmen who are thinking about exploring math related fields.
Math Jobs This classified ads site shows jobs around the world that require strong math skills. Current US job
posting include Financial Analysts, GIS specialists, Biologists, Teachers,
Computer Programmers, Statisticians, Environmental Scientists, and Academic
Math.com This classified job site offers math teacher & tutoring jobs.
Math in Service Industries
Math on the Job
This series of booklets were designed as part of a career awareness program for
learning disabled adults. They are written at a very basic
readinglevel. However, they outline
very clearly what math skills would be needed to succeed a vocation. In
comparison to the above resources, they show how math is used in
non-academic professions for non-math majors.
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