Math Resources for Students


Check out math resources for undergrads, as well as student sites at the AMS and MAA

 

New! Here's a very cool opportunity for math and science students who want to teach middle- and high-school math and science!
Noyce Science Teaching Fellowship Program at Tufts University.

Find more information here and If you have questions, just e-mail me.

Check out these articles in the Tufts Journal and the Tufts Daily about our program.

 


This fun new web site, WhyDoMath.org, describes fun mathematics (including my field, tomography) and what mathematicians do.


Reasons to major in math: (Check out this University of Georgia site) It’s fun!

Here's the math awareness month web site.


Mathematical Societies:
American Mathematical Society (AMS) Homepage
Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) Homepage
Mathematical Association of America (MAA) Homepage
Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics Homepage

 

Tufts Math Society!

 

Summer Research Opportunities

Tufts University Summer Scholars Program
National Science Foundation Research (REU) Programs, general info.(click here for areas) and math programs.
Another list of REU programs from the AMS
National Security Agency Summer Programs
Princeton U. general and undergraduate
Summer Program at Park City Utah

 

Summer research opportunities for women students:
Carleton College

George Washington University
Princeton Institute for Advanced Studies

 

Mathematical Institutes (which often have summer programs)
AIM math: American Institute of Mathematics
Institute for Advanced Studies
Institute for Mathematics and its Applications (IMA)

Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI)
Pacific Institute for the Mathematical Sciences (PIMS)
UCLA Institute for Pure and Applied Math (IPAM)


Graduate Programs
Phds.org: excellent links about graduate schools
US News Graduate and Professional Program Ratings (choose science then click "Top Mathematics Programs" or check out specialties)
Peterson’s Guide General Graduate Programs for Math (choose subject area then location, etc.)
Links to US math departments
Info. on graduate programs(commercial site)
National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowships

 

Web sites of graduate schools Tufts undergrads attended:
Carnegie Mellon University, Cornell University, Duke University, University of Chicago: Math, Economics, LSU, MIT, NYU, Ohio State University, Oregon State University, Penn. State University, Princeton, Rutgers, Stanford: Math, and Computational and Mathematical Engineering, University of Michigan, University of North Carolina, University of Oregon, University of Washington, Weizmann Institute of Science, Yale University

 

General advice and support for graduate school and beyond

Here are two good books (1 and 2) for survival in grad school and beyond.

If you'd like suggestions about mentoring and research development for grad. students and beyond, check here.

The Math. Association of America has a teaching support program for new college and university profs, Project NEXT.

The Mathematical Research Communities is a research support program for recent Ph.D.s. It provides summer conferences in a range of fields and then provides longer term mentoring and support. I was involved with the 2009 Inverse Problems conference, and it was a blast!

Some Free and legal math books are here.

 

Math Careers



Here's a good reason to consider a math career if you like math (mathematician is always rated one of the most satisfying careers).

 

General information about careers:
Tufts Career Services

 

General information about math careers:
This cool web site, from BYU, shows what people use math for and discusses careers.
American Math Society's career info.

MAA Career Information and Career Profiles
Society for Industrial and Applied Math info about applied math careers.


Check out this and this for careers outside of academia.
A neat site at U. Georgia giving info. about math jobs


University Job Ads for Ph.D.'s:
American Mathematical Society Job Posting
Mathematical Association of America Job Postings

Summer math internships (see actuarial internships below, too):

SIAM list of government, industry, and research internships

Brigham Young University list of internships

NIH Biostatistics Summer Institute for undergraduates and beginning grad students is at schools including BU, Wisconsin, and Washington University.

 

K-12 Teaching

 

NEW!! Tufts has received $2.1 million from the Noyce/NSF Scholarship Program to support students to teach middle- and high-school math and science. We are now recruiting Math and science majors to receive a full scholarship to the Tufts Master of Arts in Teaching program and a stipend and special mentoring while they teach in urban schools.
Click here for info!!
If you have questions, just e-mail me.


Here's info on the Noyce program and other Noyce sites.

 

Other teaching opportunities

Teacher training fellowship programs

Tufts Education Department has an "easy" admission program for MAT students from Tufts, and it is a vibrant place with several faculty members who specialize in mathematics education.

Boston Teacher Residency
Chicago Teaching Fellows
Math for America: MAT fellowship program in NYC.

Placement services for independent schools
Carney Sandoe, Corp.
Southern Teachers Agency

Teach for America


Here is an inspiring Atlantic Monthly Article on excellent K-12 teachers.

Summer teaching internships:
Johns Hopkins CTY Summer Program for Gifted Youth

PROMYS Program at BU for youth gifted in math
Breakthrough Collaborative (national) and Summerbridge (San Francisco)
Steppingstone Academy Boston

Students who have participated in these programs as counselors have loved them!

 

The actuarial profession:
Society of Actuaries and Casualty Actuary Society general info.
Books and old tests for the actuary exams.
BE AN ACTUARY and NYC Actuarial Career Day.

CIGNA Undergrad. Internship Program
John Hancock  (General career information)

Milliman (search for jobs and "internship")

Related graduate programs:
Graduate actuary program at the University of Connecticut
Graduate accounting program at Northeastern University

This site has a lot of links to graduate acutarial programs.


Diversity:
Mathematicians of the African Diaspora (biographies, scholarships, etc.)
Women in Math Web Site (publications, bibliographies, etc.)


Please let Todd Quinto know of other fun links or if these links don't work.

Please feel free to talk to your profs, advisor, or me if you'd like more info. about research programs, graduate school, or careers and all that. Let me know if you'd like to borrow the department's books about math careers.

Thanks to many folks including A. Barbaro, M. Burr, J. Cherner, D. Cuzzocreo, D. Davis, M. Schultz, M. Teixidor, L. Tu, and K. Vagts.


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