## 101 Careers in MathematicsThe authors of the essays in the this volume describe a wide variety of careers for which a background in the mathematical sciences is useful. Each of the jobs presented show real people in real jobs. Their individual histories, demonstrate how the study of mathematics helped them land good paying jobs in predictable places like IBM, AT&T, and American Airlines, and in surprising places like FedEx Corporation, L.L. Bean, and Perdue Farms, Inc. You will also learn about job opportunities in the Federal Government, as well as exciting careers in the arts, sculpture, music and television. There are really no limits to what you can do if you are well prepared in mathematics.The degrees earned by the authors profiled here, range from bachelors to masters to Ph.D. in approximately equal numbers. Most of the writers use the mathematical sciences on a daily basis in their work; others rely on the general problem-solving skills acquired in mathematics as they deal with complex issues.Students should not overlook the articles in the Appendix that are reprinted from the MAA's student magazine, "Math Horizons" These articles provide valuable advice on looking for a job and on the expectations of industry. |

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### Contents

Preface to the First Edition xi | |

Jeffrey Zane Anderson Industrial Engineer Commonwealth Aluminum 2 | |

Ron Bousquet R D Project Manager HewlettPackard Company 16 | |

Carmody Manager of Systems Engineering PRC Inc 26 | |

Mary K Cooney Mathematics Editor Simon Schuster Inc 40 | |

Sarah Cullen Senor Professional Relations Representative | |

Paula Duckett Elementary School Mathematics Specialist 62 | |

Rol Fessenden Director of Inventory Control LL Bean 76 | |

Maria Klawe Dean of Science University of British Columbia 130 | |

Donna F Lawson Economist National Oceanic | |

Legault Research Fishery Biologist NOAA Fisheries 142 | |

Valerie Lopez Actuarial Associate Towers Perrin 152 | |

Patrick Dale McCray Systems Project Leader C D Searle Co 162 | |

Meza Numerical Analyst Sandia National Laboratories 166 | |

Michael J Murray Java Developer IBM Global Services 176 | |

Preston Systems Engineer Lucent Technologies 190 | |

John F Hamilton Research Associate Eastman Kodak Company 96 | |

Jerry W Highfill Mathematical Statistician | |

Clare Johnson Professor of Mathematics | |

J Arthur Jones President Futura Technologies 116 | |

Mark A Reynolds Operations Research Manager USAir Inc 198 | |

Peter Rosenthal Professor University of Toronto 204 | |

Jeffrey A Schneider Secondary Mathematics Teacher 218 | |

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