Department of Mathematics

Careers and job opportunities for students

For our Mathematics students there are a variety of careers resources that they can use to make an informed decision about employment and/or further study options


Careers Tutor

The Careers Tutor for the Department of Mathematics is Dr Chandrasekhar (Shekar) Venkataraman.

Shekar provides advice for students on further study options and organises the fortnightly careers bulletin for current mathematics students.

Careers Support

Careers support within Mathematics is provided by Emma Hallatt who has a wealth of experience of graduate recruitment in undergraduate placements and liaising with industry. Emma runs the compulsory year two twelve week careers course as well as organising other events such as talks, skills sessions and site visits within the School.

Careers & Employability Centre

Our central careers team offer one-to-one appointments as well as organising fairs and skills workshops. They also advertise work experience, part-time and graduate vacancies as well as further study/training opportunities.

You can make an appointment or drop in to the Library. Please visit the CEC website for a range of services.


Useful resources

Maths Careers – Maths and stats work

New Scientist Jobs – search jobs in biology, biotech, chemistry and pharma sales

Actuarial Experience (UK) and (worldwide) – academic job search

Target jobs – graduate job search; site also includes work experience search and careers advice pages (including CV writing advice and interview techniques).