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Resources for Majors

Learn more about Math-focused careers

Below are websites that student may find useful as they pursue majors in mathematics, mathematics education, or actuarial science.

Mathematics Majors

American Mathematical Society – This site has advice about careers in mathematics along with how to apply to graduate school in mathematics.

American Statistical Association – This site has advice about careers in statistics.

Association for Women in Mathematics – This site has information about opportunities for women in mathematics.

Master's in Data Science - This site describes the skills needed to be in the field of data science and has a nationwide directory of Master's degree programs in data science.

Mathematical Association of America – This site has guides to giving good presentations and writing abstracts.

Mathematical Association of America – North Central Section – This site has problems and solutions from past Team Competitions.

Pi Mu Epsilon – This site is home to the National Mathematics Honor Society.

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics – This site has advice about careers in applied mathematics and has job search resources.

We Use Math – This site contains information about careers in mathematics.

Mathematics Education Majors

Illuminations – This site contains lesson plans, activities and other resources for teachers of mathematics that align with the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics Principles and Standards for School Mathematics.

Math for America - This site contains resources for teachers of mathematics from kindergarten to high school.

Minnesota Council of Teachers of Mathematics - This site contains news about mathematics teachers in Minnesota and their semi-annual conferences.

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics - This site contains resources for new and experienced teachers of mathematics from kindergarten to college.

Actuarial Science Majors

Be an Actuary – This site contains information about the actuary profession, from careers to examinations.

Casualty Actuarial Society – This site contains information about the examinations required to become an actuary.

Society of Actuaries – This site contains information about the examinations required to become an actuary.