What are good job search sites, head hunter/recruiting agencies for mathematicians looking for industry jobs?

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    $\begingroup$ By mathematician, do you mean a person with an undergraduate degree or a person with a Ph.D.? $\endgroup$ – Potato Feb 27 '13 at 18:36
  • $\begingroup$ @Potato I am thinking of PHD, but if you have ones for undergrads I dont mind $\endgroup$ – Amr Feb 27 '13 at 18:37
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    $\begingroup$ Natural starting point: siam.org/careers $\endgroup$ – user53153 Feb 27 '13 at 18:39
  • $\begingroup$ @Amr Are you a graduate student, or you possess a Ph.D.? $\endgroup$ – Potato Feb 27 '13 at 18:41
  • $\begingroup$ (If you are a graduate student, I think the best idea is to talk to you advisor or professors in your department who work in applied mathematics about job opportunities.) $\endgroup$ – Potato Feb 27 '13 at 18:42

I think you are going to find a mixed bag of things on this topic as it is rather broad from school teachers, to professors to researchers to applied math jobs and the like.=, up to and including engineering.

For example, Top Paying Math Careers.

Here is a sampling for some ideas and sites to look at for conferences and contacts regarding math, head hunters, sites, et. al..

More specialized fields are also possible in research and the financial sector and the schools big in those areas can provide further support and resources in those cases.

  • $\begingroup$ Great list, Amzoti. I will save as a favorit +1 $\endgroup$ – Namaste Apr 26 '13 at 0:08
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    $\begingroup$ @amWhy: I wish someone would think it worthwhile to create an all-encompassing job site for math majors and all the different types of careers that hire them. Thanks! $\endgroup$ – Amzoti Apr 26 '13 at 0:15

Careers in Mathematics would be a page from the University of Waterloo in Canada that has a Faculty of Mathematics that covers various disciplines including Actuarial Science, Operations Research, and Computer Science in addition to conventional branches of Mathematics like Pure Math, Applied Math, Accounting and Statistics noting various career options as there can be more than a few things that may fall under the heading of a Mathematician. This isn't exactly what was asked though it is pretty close to what one could do with a Math degree which I could see as a way to know who are Mathematicians in the world.


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