When exploring possible academic majors, begin by investigating the specific programs at Purchase College. Discover more about the B.A. in Mathematics/Computer Science, and find out about program requirements, courses and the program faculty.
Want to find out more about a major? Talk to department heads and professors to have your questions answered and to get the inside track on being a Mathematics/Computer Science major at Purchase College.
The following is a list of some career possibilities that students in this major might find rewarding. Remember, that your major does not necessarily determine your career. Graduates use their academic majors in a variety of professional fields. The options below can be used as a starting point to explore potential career paths, however, you may also want to investigate more using recommended resources to gain a more comprehensive list of careers. Keep in mind that additional education, training, and experiential education beyond your major may be needed to pursue these possibilities.
TYPES OF ORGANIZATIONS THAT HIRE
CAREER INFORMATION AND PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
www.ams.org - American Mathematical Society
www.maa.org - Mathematical Association of America
www.coolmath.com/careers.htm - Math links
www.amstat.org - American Statistical Association
www.awm-math.org - Association for Women in Mathematics
www.siam.org/careers - Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics - career information
www.ams.org/programs/students/undergrad/undergrad - Resources for undergraduate mathematics majors
www.maa.org/careers/profiles.html - Career profiles in math
www.beanactuary.org - Information on becoming an Actuary
www.computer.org - IEEE Computer Society
www.acm.org - Association for Computing Machinery
www.aitp.org - Association of Information Technology Professionals
www.gamediscovery.com/game-design/game-jobs.asp Descriptions of specific game design jobs
www.gamedesignjobs.com/ Info on companies and wages regarding video game design jobs
www.gamecareerguide.com - Entry-level video game design information, career information, industry news, and more
www.sciencecareersnow.com - Guide to science careers
www.nyas.org - The New York Academy of Sciences
www.nyas.org/sciencealliance - Committed to advancing the careers of students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.
www.bls.gov/oco - Occupational Outlook Handbook Online - Job descriptions, growth forecasts & salary
JOB SEARCH LINKS
www.purchase.edu/careerdevelopment - Click on Purchase JobScore to access jobs posted for Purchase students and alumni
www.dice.com - Jobs for technology professionals
www.itjobs.com - Jobs for the IT professional
www.justtechjobs.com - Job search by skill
www.computerjobs.com - Computer jobs
www.math-jobs.com - Math jobs
www.mathclassifieds.org - Helps candidates find a job in the diverse field of mathematics
www.mathforamerica.org - Math for America teaching fellowship
www.efinancialcareers.com - Financial services career website
www.gamasutra.com/jobs/ - The Art and Business of Making Games, job listings by company or field
www.researchgate.net – Professional network for scientists/researchers and job search
Additional Resources Available at the CDC
CandidCareer.com: View informational interview videos and explore major and career possibilities!
Employers Nationwide by Major: View national employers who have hired employees in the majors listed. (provided by Buzzfile)
Employers in NY by Major: View employers in NY who have hired employees in the majors listed. (provided by Buzzfile)