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## What are inter-disciplinary and atypical uses for math MSc?

I have just completed my MSc in mathematics in Europe. I do enjoy math, but I spent my uni years feeling like a autodidact hippie marooned on an island full of Mr and Mrs I-Want-A-Good-Job. My main interests revolve around humanities (literature/history/anthropology) and economics (but not finance), and instead of starting a "stable" well-paying career I dream about something inter-disciplinary. I am very open to earning little money and relocating just to do kind of work that engages those skills. What are some random uses of my degree? [more inside]

## Math Careers

Non-obvious careers for someone with a B.S. in Applied Mathematics? [more inside]

## How do I go from one kind of nerd to another?

What steps should I take to switch to the aerospace industry from the academic world? [more inside]

## What does a mathematician do all day?

I'm wondering, after breakfast, and a shower, and a commute, and coffee - what is next? [more inside]

## What does a professional statistician do?

(Good) jobs involving probability and statistics other than math teacher or actuary? [more inside]

## Exit strategy, please

I'm a math PhD student with two years left. I'm not sure I want a job in academia (but maybe I do). What should I be doing to maximise chances of success (whatever that means)? [more inside]

## From teaching to tech - updating resume and skills

I have a Master's in math, and would like to get a job in the tech industry or a laboratory, but my resume is very teaching-oriented. I would like tips on retooling it to make myself more attractive. I also have several months to improve my skills. [more inside]

## When do I look for non-academic jobs?

When do I look for non-academic jobs if I'm trying to transition out of academia, and which jobs do I look for? (I have a math PhD.) [more inside]

## I am 85% certain I want to be a teacher

I've been seriously considering becoming a high school math teacher. I have some experience teaching in a classroom, and lots of experience tutoring. What I'd like to know now - before I jump into an alternative degree program - is what it's actually like

*being*a teacher day in and day out. If I'm not going to be able to hack it, I'd rather know now. [more inside]## What should I ask at a gaming industry interview?

So, I've got an extensive set of interviews coming up for a math job in the gaming industry. (Video slots, in particular.) What are some gaming-industry-specific topics/questions I should be able to address/ask? [more inside]

## recommendations for great places to work

I'm looking for a job. Please recommend some great companies! My criteria: (1) nearly any industry, (2) they employ people to engage in creative qualitative and quantitative problem solving. Many more details inside. [more inside]

## What industries are relevant to my mathematical interests?

I've just obtained a BS in Mathematics and am planning to go to grad school, but not before I work for a few years. What industries should I be looking at, and what entry level jobs should I aim for? Details inside. [more inside]

## What can I do with a Master's in math?

I have been attending graduate school in mathematics for the last 3 years, in hopes of getting a Ph.D. It hasn't exactly worked out - I'm taking my Master's and getting out of here. What can I do now? [more inside]

## Why doesn't math make sense anymore?

I've got math anxiety but not the traditional kind. I'm graduating with a math degree but I feel very insecure pursuing higher math. How did something this beautiful turn into a bugbear? [more inside]

## How do I start tutoring for reals?

How do I, a soon-to-be high school senior, go about tutoring math as a part-time job? [more inside]

## Help me find an entry-level Math/CS job.

I will be graduating with a B.A. in Math/C.S. in two years. What sort of job should I be looking for now? [more inside]

## Trader Joe's job application?

Has anyone applied for a job at Trader Joe's? Please help me with the application... [more inside]

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