Meet over 30 recruiters from a range of sectors at this boutique fair – all looking for students with numerate degrees! Full details can be found in the fair booklet – now available to download.
Career Options for Mathematicians
15:15 – 16:00
Erica Tyson from the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications will outline the breadth of career options that opens up for people with outstanding skills in mathematics, whether with a first degree or research training. Itâ€™s not only the financial and academic or teaching world that is hungry for this important skillset. Increasingly, commercial, government and not-for-profit sector players of all kinds are keen to employ highly numerate, analytical and creative thinkers to understand and predict trends, plan and develop strategy and deliver smarter and more efficient solutions..
Alumni, DPhils and research staff are also welcome. Dr Rachel Bray, Careers Adviser, will be available for half an hour after the event to discuss any questions that arise from Erica’s talk.
Careers in Research for Mathematicians
18:00 – 18:45
This informal panel session is an opportunity for all anyone considering a post-graduate research degree to hear current researchers and academics discussing many aspects of their careers in research and what you might look forward to. As well as examining the experience of D.Phils and early career researchers, there will be insights about the application process, and life and options beyond academia in the public and commercial sectors. There will be time for questions as well.
You do not need to book a place at these events, but please bear in mind that spaces will be allocated on a first-come, first served basis and popular events may fill early so arrive in good time.