### Who will hire a math major?

Honestly, * many * companies are looking for math majors. Some
careers in mathematics include actuary, statistical analysis, quality
control for industry, banking, and education. Employers often seek
math majors, even for careers which
don't directly pertain to math, do to the logical thinking and
numerical literacy required. As evidence to this, consider this list of companies who
have hired SJFC Math and Computing Science alumni.

### Resources

#### SJFC Career Services

Saint John Fisher College's Career Services office does a wonderful job of illustrating destinations that one can reach with a math major. One sheet of particular importance on this page is titled What can I do with a major in Mathematics? (.pdf) Look over this sheet to see if there is a career which is appealing to you.

#### 101 Careers in Mathematics

The book * 101 Careers in Mathematics *, edited by Andrew
Sterett, is a collection of short essays written by people with
various occupations. The essays give a brief account of how math got
them where they are, as well as how they use math on the job. A copy
of this book is available at the Lavery Library, or you can borrow
a copy from me in my office.

#### Online resources

A number of online resources detail various careers in mathematics, inlcuding a site of the American Mathematical Society, The Mathematical Association of America, The Association for Women in Mathematics, and a site sponsored by Purdue Univerisity.