Why I landed an industry job

by Yiwang Chen (UM Math PhD 2022) Now at Google There is always this question that crosses your mind at least once when you are working on your Ph.D., namely, industry or academia? As many Ph.D. students, my initial thought […]

Alumnus Alexander Zaitzeff to speak in Invitations to Industry

The Invitations to Industry Spring 2022 Seminar Series begins Monday, February 7 at 12pm ET with Dr. Alexander Zaitzeff, Senior Research Engineer at Two Six Technologies! Alex is a 2020 AIM PhD graduate from Michigan Math. Alexander Zaitzeff is currently working as a Senior Research Engineer at Two […]

Academia to Tech: Advice from Luis Serrano

Luis Serrano (UM Math PhD 2010) offered insight and advice to fellow travelers considering a career change from academia to tech. Luis is currently a Quantum Artificial Intelligence Research Scientist at Zapata Computing, a Boston company offering positions and internships […]

Erdös Institute Career Support

Michigan math has partnered with the Erdös institute to bring our PhD and MLB students, post-docs, and PhD alumni career support. Please consider taking advantage of this amazing opportunity! The application window for the Erdös Institute’s Spring 2022 Career Workshops […]

SIG recruiting Michigan Math PhDs

The Invitations to Industry  Fall 2021 Seminar Series continues Friday, October 15 at 12pm ET with recent Michigan PhDs  Yuxin Wang and Mark Greenfield, who are both Quantitative Researcher at Susquehanna International Group, LLP. Even if you are planning an academic career, it is highly recommended […]

Invitations to Entrepreneurship for Math PhDs

Don’t miss Michigan alumna Olivia Walch (UM AIM PhD 2016) in our first Invitation to Entrepreneurship talk! Olivia is CEO of her own company, Arcascope, that markets an App that uses mathematics to help people sleep better. Invitations to Entrepreneurship […]

Industry or Academia?

Recent Math PhD Zhan Jiang (UM PhD 2021) wrote to share his personal experience with “the Job Market” as well as some practical advice and resources that eventually landed him a job at Google. Like pretty much every technical employee at […]

5 reasons I chose an industry career over an academic one

By Gilad Pagi, UM Math PhD 2018 Google Senior Software Engineer, Los Angelos 1. Geographical Flexibility: industry jobs are everywhere and usually do not require your predecessor to leave/transfer/retire.  2. Self Funded: True research industry positions are not abundant, but once you land one, […]

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