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So, Just Who Uses Math Page - Career Information Links

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Information on Mathematics Careers

**Mathematical Sciences Career
Information** -
Have you ever wondered what a mathematician working in industry or the government
does all day? This website (database) tells about acutal mathematicians
and their work. See also the The
Early Career Profile Network, which has job profiles of recent *bachelors-level *students. http://www.ams.org/careers/

**Mathematics with a
Human Face** - Clickable "quilt" of profiles of real
people using math in their profession.

**The Maths Careers website** - from the UK (hence the 's' on Maths). Part of nrich and plus magazine.

**More Career Profiles
of people with math degrees** - answers to the question: "Why should
I study math?" www.maa.org/careers/

Learnist Board

What a Math Major Can Do - Check out this Learnist board.

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Information on Various Careers and the Pay

Exploring Occupations
- Explore vocational options and decide on a career path using this site.
Find details about a variety of jobs (many careers, not just math).
http://www.umanitoba.ca/counselling/careers.html

U.S. Occupational Outlook
Handbook - Great source of information about job requirements and *financial
outlooks* for specific careers (all careers, not just math). http://www.bls.gov/oco/

Occupational Compensation
Survey - annual data on employment and wages for about 750 occupations
and 400 nonfarm industries for the nation. http://www.bls.gov/ocs/

#### WIU Career Services

WIU Office of Career Services -
WIU Math Majors make sure you register!

#### Information on Becoming a Math Major at Western Illinois University

Math Department Information
on Becoming a Math Major at W.I.U. http://www.wiu.edu/mathematics/

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Information on Math Scholarships at Western Illinois University

Mathematics
Scholarships - Scholarship information for teaching and non-teaching
options.

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James R. Olsen ~ Mathematics Department ~ Western Illinois University ~
*updated
February 22, 2013
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E-mail: `jr-olsen@wiu.edu`