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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.


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Students: Prepare for a Career in Mathematics

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.