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.
Explore How Mathematics Can Help You Build Your Career
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- “Careers for Numbers People”
- Career information for high school students
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Graduate Students: Begin Now to Plan Your Career
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Students: Prepare for a Career in Mathematics
- Visit the guide Graduate School: Considering & Choosing.
- Find school-by-school information graduate study at Find a Graduate Program.
- Did you know undergraduates can get experience in mathematical research? Explore summer REU programs, and look at the Explore Math Programs section to review special semester abroad programs for math majors.
- Find further career resources, clubs, conferences, and job opportunities by exploring the AMS for Students 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?
- You can also Enter Competitions & Earn Awards involving 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 AMS for Students page.
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