Students may apply to the Department to become graders or learning assistants. Hiring decisions are based primarily on the strength of the applicant's academic record at Rutgers. Positions may also be available as tutors at the Learning Resource Center.
Jobs After Graduation
Most mathematics majors from Rutgers take positions providing mathematical support for industry, banking, brokerage, and insurance. Many teach in the high schools. Some go on to graduate or professional school in subjects such as statistics, computer science, mathematics, operations research, engineering, law, business, or medicine. For more information, see the link "Careers in Math" on the departmental web site.
Career Advice and Resources at Rutgers and at Professional Societies
- Profiles of Mathematics Department alumni and alumnae
- University Career Services: The main site for career information at Rutgers.
- S.I.A.M. Career Information: Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics
- AMS Career information for undergraduates:American Mathematical Society
- MAA Career Information: Mathematical Association of America
Additional Career Links for Math Majors
Career-oriented Mathematics Tracks
Grading and Mentoring Positions for Undergraduates
Graders: Open to students who have taken several upper-level mathematics courses and have a good GPA.
- To apply for Math 103, 104, or 106, please click here: online form
- To apply for all other courses, please click here: online form
Peer Mentor page
Peer mentors are undergraduates hired to work as teaching aides in calculus recitations and to provide one-on-one help to the students. Further information can be found on the Peer Mentor Home Page.
Careers for Mathematics Majors: Job Types
|Highest Degree Earned||Business||Government||Teaching|
|MBA, MS, M.Ed||20%||20%||60%|
(Data: Professor Amy Cohen)
Actuary, Banking, Brokerage, Computing, Consulting, Cryptography, Education, Employee training, Environment, Finance, Insurance, Logistics, Management, Operations Research, Pension Funds, Public Health, Quality Control, Research Support, Statistical Analysis, Tax Policy, Weather Prediction.
Disclaimer: This site aims to provide useful information but is not authoritative, and may be outdated in some respects. The Rutgers Mathematics Department has no control over, or responsibility for, the contents of external sites.