Student Opportunities and Resources
Once you’ve declared your major, it’s important that you establish regular contact with your advisor, your professors, and with the department office staff. They can be tremendous resources for you and help you maximize your college experience.
For example, there might be scholarships, internships or new sources of financial aid, for which you qualify. To find out what’s available – and the eligibility requirements – contact the department office.
Part-time jobs, internships, service learning and volunteering will play an integral part in your preparation for the future. The faculty and staff in your major area will provide you with wonderful networking opportunities.
- A good place to find anything on the web about math is the Virtual Math Library at Florida State University.
- The Temple University Math Department's COW (Calculus on the Web) is a webpage that gives you sample questions in calculus (all levels Calc 1 through Calc 3), Linear Algebra and Abstract Algebra. You can take an automated quiz and see how your answers rate. Highly recommended!
- Need some help in your math class? Right here on campus, the staff at the Math Lab can help. They offer qualified assistance in any math course, including College Algebra , Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Statistics, Math 103, and Business Calculus. Additional assistance offered in Studying math, Understanding homework, and PPST preparation.
- Need a private math tutor? The Center for Student Learning has partnered with TutorMatchingService.com to provide a list of private tutors for C of C courses. Note: all arrangements are between tutor and tutee only, the College, Center for Student Learning, and Department of Mathematics assume no responsibility in matters of private tutoring.
Resources for Math Majors
- Visit the American Mathematical Society's Internship and Coop Opportunities List and The American Statistical Association's Internship Page for information about internships available to math majors from those organizations.
- Math majors should consider getting some research experience. In addition to doing work with a professor in the math department here at C of C, you can participate in an organized Research Experience For Undergraduates at another institution.
- Find out why and how you should Be An Actuary.
- Information on jobs and graduate school for students with a degree in mathematics from the MAA.
- Information from the AMS about Careers in Mathematics
- The Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics has a lot of information about both industrial and academic careers for applied mathematicians.
- Why Do Math? is an excellent site that demonstrates a number of ways that math is used to solve real-world problems and how an undergraduate mathematics education can be an entryway to rewarding and engaging career opportunities.
- SIAM Connect gives the latest news and information from the field of applied mathematics.
- SIAM Nuggets condenses articles about innovative research from SIAM journals down to a level accessible for the general public. See one about an article written by C of C's Amy Langville.
- SIAM's Careers site, along with a number of reasons that Math Matters!
- Information about Careers in Statistics: