(for details, see job profiles from the American Mathematical Society)

- Apply graph theory to problems in the telecommunications industry at AT&T Bell Labs.
- Model the shape and chemical constitution of a region of land under the sea given only the depth and composition at a few specific points in that region for Exxon-Mobil Corporation.
- Use optimization techniques (learned in calculus class!) to predict the most lucrative places to drill for oil for Exxon-Mobil Corporation.
- Perform research for risk management and derivatives pricing in Foreign Exchange, equity and interest rate markets at NatWest Global Financial Markets in London.
- Use mathematics to study cell cycle regulation, tumor growth, and regeneration of the Epithelial after irradiation at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.
- Monitor the operation of the space shuttle onboard data processing system, both hardware and software, from the Mission Control Center during Space Shuttle missions at NASA.
- Teach various Space Shuttle crews the operation of both the Data Processing and Navigation systems on the Shuttle Mission Simulator at NASA.
- Use numerical analysis to solve complex heat transfer problems for IBM.
- Work on problems aimed at improving the Navy's ability to collect, transmit, and process information essential to its operations.
- Develop ways to make computers more responsive to the user at Microsoft Corporation.
- Provide technical support for systems sold to the Federal Government, including reworking mathematical algorithms to optimize code run times.
- Develop software for engineering, medical, and scientific applications at Elements Research.
- Develop technical computing and data standards for the oil industry at Petrotechnical Open Software Corporation.
- Prepare cost estimates for Navy shipbuilding construction.
- Mathematical modeling of aerospace vehicles for NASA.
- Provide statistical support for environmental restoration projects at a Department of Energy site in Oak Ridge, where wastes such as nuclear material are stored, for Lockheed Martin.
- Combine topology, geometry, and mechanics to work on problems related to DNA structure for Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
- Mathematical and statistical analysis of experimental data in the discovery development and manufacture of protein pharmaceuticals for Genentech, Inc.
- Develop mathematical models to describe chemical and biological phenomena for Agouron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
- Develop numerical methods for space vehicle trajectory simulation tools at The Aerospace Corporation.
- Use stochastic processes to help determine launch schedules at an aerospace corporation.
- Perform probabilistic modeling for waste tank safety analysis at Battelle Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
- Work with troubled companies by helping them develop and implement financial plans that allow them to continue in business at Gordion Group, L.P.
- Develop and implement an office risk-management system used primarily by investment banks at Summit Systems Inc.
- Work with engineers, scientists, managers, and shop floor operators to improve manufacturing processes at Eastman Kodak.
- Develop algorithms to effectively represent geometric objects at Silicon Graphics.
- Work on interplanetary mission analysis problems with Viking Lander Program at McDonnell Douglas.
- Develop methods to schedule computer applications of a network of distributed processors at the Naval Research Laboratory.
- Work in derivatives pricing in the energy and commodity markets at Enron in London.
- Use non-linear dynamical systems to try to develop a mathematical model of how cellular proteins regulate cell-cycle progression at M.D. Anderson Cancer Center.
- Develop software and perform general research for the textile industry at Clemson Apparel Research.
- Perform statistical analysis and administrative support for programs providing safeguards for the assembly and dismantling of nuclear weapons at Mason & Hanger.
- Develop new algorithms for the efficient numerical solution of partial differential equations for Los Alamos National Laboratory.
- As media specialist, help support the curriculum and provide resources and instruction in information processing skills at DeMasi Middle School.
- Develop models of interactions between macromolecules at the National Cancer Institute.
- Help develop monetary policy at the Federal Reserve System in Washington DC.
- Build a model that will be used to price medical malpractice business for doctor groups at Ernst & Young LLP.
- Oversee a company's asset and liability management processes as an actuary at Westfield Companies.
- Analyze data pertaining to HIV prevention and acute infection at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
- Use numerical linear algebra and optimization to address problems associated with a model for fiber optics at Bell Labs.
- Work with a data security company in the areas of cryptography and information security at RSA Data Security.
- Develop mathematical models to simulate flow of air in the respiratory tract at the Chemical Industry Institute of Toxicology.
- Lead a project that implements and optimizes speech compression algorithms for use in Intel's ProShare video conferencing system.
- Work on an Air Force project producing computer models and simulations to help address the environmental clean-up of sites around the world contaminated with spilled jet fuel at Ecodynamics Research Associates, Inc.
- Develop data hiding methods for IBM Japan.
- Work in the area of interest rate derivatives at J.P. Morgan Securities.
- Act as Senior Editor of the Mathematics Division of the textbook company Springer Verlag.
- Develop models for simulations and perform statistical analyses of experimental data for anti-cancer projects at Aguoron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
- Define and lead research and development efforts in the areas of computational linguistics, information science, and artificial intelligence at PRC Inc.
- Work as part of a team of UNIX system administrators for the Army.
- Consult for the Management Analytics Division for Price Waterhouse.
- Analyze human genome data for SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals.
- Design and analyze algorithms for enciphering vulnerable communications for the National Security Agency.
- Work for Daniel H. Wagner Associates, a mathematical consulting firm, on a variety of topics, including financial and military applications.
- Test new software for the United States Postal service to modernize customer service.
- Develop mathematical model looking at an aspect of kidney function for the National Institute of Health.
- Use statistical methods to determine insurance risk for CNA Insurance Companies.
- Perform analysis and modeling in the area of nuclear medicine, at Park Medical Systems Inc.
- Help develop telerobotics for NASA.
- Help engineers and physicists translate physical problems into a mathematical formulation and helping them to solve it, at Vista Research Inc.
- Engage in research to do automatic speech recognition for IBM.
- Be responsible for product and marketing strategies at Macsysma.
- Engage in applied research and high level mathematical support within Boeing.
- Work on a project to incorporate data from a new weather satellite earth station into models used to forecast atmospheric conditions, for the Texas Natural Resources Conservation Commission.
- Incorporate your interest in both mathematics and business as an actuary at American Equity Insurance Company.
- Provide support to business people in a non-technical environment; communicate technical information to other employees and customers in a way they can understand for CIGNA Corporation.
- Build models for researching new manufacturing techniques and products at Eastman Kodak.
- Work in the area of signal processing and image processing on defense-related and commercial projects at Science Applications International Corporation.
- Develop mathematical models that are used to create and analyze hardware and software designs for Raytheon.
- Develop products that exploit new 3M material technology.
- Help large truck, air, and railroad shippers solve their transportation logistic problems by contributing to the development and optimization of decision support software at PTGG, Inc.
- Perform modeling and analysis to evaluate competing fighter aircraft designs at Lockheed Martin Tactical Aircraft Systems.
- As a manager, oversee people with degrees in mathematics, computer science, operations research, physics, and engineering who perform the modeling and analysis to evaluate competing fighter aircraft designs above.
- Develop numerical wavelet methods for computational chemistry at Battelle Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
- Provide engineering analyses and simulation studies in support of problems arising in satellite telecommunications as a consultant for GORCA Systems, Inc.
- Work as a contractor for Motorola to help them to place 66 satellites into low earth orbit in order to provide remote telecommunications access for cellular telephone subscribers.
- Develop a problem solving environment for numerically solving partial differential equations for SciComp, Inc.
- Develop new business for and monitor the financial operations of Metron, Inc.
- Develop algorithms to solve large problems on massively parallel computers at Sandia National Laboratories.
- Apply methods and codes developed at Sandia to track a comet which hit Jupiter.
- Develop mathematical models of the immune system at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
- Monitor the development and testing of new weapon systems at the Institute for Defense Analyses.
- Develop new trading models that are part of the automated trading strategies used by D.E. Shaw & Co.
- Collect data and perform analysis that will result in the improvement of the production process at Ford Motor Company.
- Develop and code a mortgage prepayment model in the area of mortgage research at Salomon Brothers.