Careers in Mathematics

The "Careers in Mathematics" video contains interviews with mathematicians working in industry, business and government. The purpose of the project is to allow the viewer to hear from people working outside academia what their day-to-day work life is like and how their background in mathematics contributes to their ability to do their job. Interviews were conducted on site, showing the work environment and some of the projects mathematicians contribute to as part of multidisciplinary teams. People interviewed come from industrial based firms such as Kodak and Boeing; business and financial firms such as Price Waterhouse and D. E. Shaw & Co.; and government agencies such as the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the Naval Sea System Command.

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"Careers in Mathematics" was developed jointly by the American Mathematical Society (AMS), the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), and the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), sponsored and supported by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Permission to reproduce in streaming video courtesy of the AMS, MAA and SIAM.