This site collects advice and resources for graduate students in both the Mathematics and Applied and Interdisciplinary Mathematics  programs at the University of Michigan. The advice is generated by students, alumni, and faculty, and is maintained by Professor Karen Smith,  with the assistance of  PhD students in Michigan’s math department. The information here is not official math department policy. These are resources gathered by and the opinions of many people who care and know something about being a graduate student and/or mentor of one in math at UM. Please click around and leave us a note to let us know what you think!

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Local Research Positions

Sarah Kitchen, a former Michigan Math Postdoc, wrote to me because her employer, Michigan Tech Research Institute is actively hiring at the PhD level here in Ann Arbor. They have an open job in simulation and reinforcement learning, so applicants […]

Opportunity for teaching focused faculty position at UM

The Computer Science and Engineering department (CSE) reached out to me, as they often do, looking to recruit mathematicians to be career-oriented teaching faculty members in CSE. Many math folks, including many with no particular CS background, have taught for […]

Thoughts from UM Math PhD Roman Gayduk

Roman Gayduk, 2017 PhD, reached out with an interesting update. After finishing his degree, Roman worked as a Quant for five years, but is now transitioning to a career in Psychotherapy. He’s shared some thoughts on the PhD process and […]

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