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Title: Elevator%20Pitch%20Exercise


1
  • Introduction
  • Elevator Pitch Exercise
  • Career Paths in Applied Mathematics
  • Career Path 1
  • Career Path 2
  • Career Path 3
  • Career Path 4
  • Other Possibiliities
  • Career Management Center
  • Career Counseling
  • Events
  • Student Employment
  • Cooperative Education Internships
  • Other Programs Services

2
Career Paths in Applied Mathematics
  • Career Path 1 Business
  • Education Requirements At least a Bachelor of
    Science degree, but may also require Master of
    Science degree depending on the position and
    organization.
  • Experience Requirements Most entry-level
    positions require that you have worked in at
    least one internship before they will hire you
    full-time. Several years in one internship, or
    two to three different internships in business
    make you a stronger candidate.
  • Types of Employers Consulting firms like Daniel
    Wagner Associates and McKinsey and Company
    Aerospace and transportation equipment
    manufacturers like Boeing, General Motors,
    Aerospace Corporation, Ford, and United
    Technologies Financial services firms like
    Citibank, Morgan Stanley, and Prudential.
  • Average Starting Salary 47,739

3
Career Paths in Applied Mathematics Contd
  • Career Path 2 Industry
  • Education Requirements At least a Bachelor of
    Science, but may require a Master of Science in
    upper level positions and at certain
    organizations
  • Experience Requirements Internships are usually
    preferred for entry-level candidates.
  • Places of Employment Communications services
    providers like ATT or Verizon chemical or
    pharmaceutical manufacturers like Kodak, DuPont,
    GlaxoSmithKline, and Merck Co., Inc. producers
    of petroleum and petroleum products like Amoco
    and Exxon Research and Engineering electronics
    and computer manufacturers like IBM, SGI, Philips
    Research, Honeywell, Motorola, and Lucent
    Technologies engineering research organizations
    like ATT Laboratories-Research, Telcordia
    Technologies, Exxon Research and Engineering,
    Schlumberger-Doll Research, and NEC Laboratories
    America, Inc. computer service and software
    firms like MSC.Software Corporation, The
    Mathworks, Palo Alto Research Center, Mentor
    Graphics, Adobe, and Microsoft.
  • Average Starting Salary 40,000

4
Career Paths in Applied Mathematics Contd
  • Career Path 3 Government
  • Education Requirements At least a Bachelor of
    Science, but may require a higher level of
    education as you move up or for certain sectors.
  • Experience Required Internships!
  • Places of Employment Government labs like Oak
    Ridge National Lab, Sandia, Pacific Northwest
    National Labs, and Los Alamos and agencies like
    the National Security Agency, the Center for
    Communications Research, the Supercomputing
    Research Center, the Institute for Defense
    Analysis Center, and NASA's Institute for
    Computer Applications in Science and Engineering.
  • Average Starting Salary 35,000

5
Career Paths in Applied Mathematics Contd
  • Career Path 4 Education
  • Education Requirements If a Bachelor of Science
    in Mathematics is obtained, typically teaching
    jobs require a Master of Arts in Teaching and/or
    a Ph.D. depending on the level you want to teach.
  • Experience Requirements Student teaching is
    often a requirement to receive licensing.
  • Places of Employment High Schools, Colleges,
    Universities, University-based research
    organizations like the Institute for Mathematics,
    the Institute for Advanced Study, and the
    Mathematical Sciences Research Institute.
  • Average Starting Salary 34,000

6
Other Career Path Possibiliities
Urban DesignerStockbrokerPublic Utilities
AnalystPopulation EcologistResearch
ScientistForeign Exchange TraderEstimatorAnimat
orEpidemiologistCryptoanalystStatisticianTechn
ical WriterMarket Research AnalystQuantitative
Analyst
Commodities TraderAir Traffic ControllerClimate
AnalystFinancial Aid DirectorPollsterForensic
AnalystAppraiserProduction ManagerBankerUnderw
riterActuaryComputer ProgrammerClaims
AdministratorProfessorBenefits Administrator
To read Career Profiles of Mathematicians who are
Beginning their Careers in these fields, visit
www.ams.org/early-careers/
7
Career Management Center
  • Career Counseling Emily Breckenridge
    ebrecken_at_iit.edu
  • Resume Cover Letter Critiques
  • Job Search Strategies
  • Mock Interviews/Interview Preparation Assistance
  • General Career Advising

8
Career Management Center Contd
  • Events
  • Workshops view descriptions and
    dates/times/locations at www.cmc.iit.edu
  • Career Fairs
  • Fall Fair 2007 Thursday, September 27,
  • 1200-500 p.m. Hermann Hall
  • Spring Fair 2007 Wednesday, February 13,
  • 1200-500 p.m. Hermann Hall
  • On-Campus Interviews Spotlight Presentations

9
Career Management Center Contd
  • Student Employment
  • eRecruiting
  • Search IIT On Campus
  • Angie Jones, Student Employment Office
  • jonesa_at_iit.edu

10
Career Management Center Contd
  • Cooperative Education Internships
  • Opportunity to gain valuable experience, credit
    toward licensing, and to use CPT.
  • Attend an Introduction to Co-ops Internships
    Workshop visit www.cmc.iit.edu for
    dates/times/locations.
  • Complete the Paperwork available at
    www.cmc.iit.edu
  • Meet with your CMC Advisor, and, if youre an
    International Student, your I-Center Advisor for
    approval of the co-op and work authorization.

11
Career Management Center Contd
  • Other Programs Services
  • eRecruiting
  • Certified Candidate Program
  • Job Search Resources
  • And More! Visit www.cmc.iit.edu to see all of
    the services available to you!
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