NSF Math Sciences Internship for Doctoral Students

Apply Today! https://zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/NSF-MSGI-2023 Application and Recommendation Deadline: January 30, 2023, 8:00 AM EST February 6, 2023, 8:00 AM EST (recommendations) The National Science Foundation (NSF) Mathematical Sciences Graduate Internship (MSGI) Program provides opportunities for mathematical sciences doctoral students to participate in internships […]

Erdos Institute Final Project Showcase

The University of Michigan Math department is an academic member of the Erdos Institute, an organization founded by OSU math professor Roman Holowinsky to help “PhDs get the jobs they love and companies get the PhDs they need.” Each semester, […]

Preparing for a career outside the academy

In Ethan’s words… Maybe your interest in a life outside the academy started like mine. I love doing math research—really, I do. Learning from and working with my research advisor has taught me to approach problems carefully and with different […]

Erdos Institute Spring Cohort forming

Olivia Haimerl, Community Manager for the Erdos Institute, would like me to post the following message to the UM community (Graduate students, post-docs, and alumni of both) about the various opportunities for non-academic career exploration and training for Math PhDs […]

UM CS department looking to hire math PhDs to teaching faculty positions

You may be aware that there is a national shortage of faculty in Computer Science. This is true here at Michigan, where CSE administrators regularly reach out to hire our post-docs and PhD students. Many courses offered are highly mathematical, […]

Jane Street Grad Fellowship

Folks at Jane Street wrote to me excited to announce their inaugural Jane Street Graduate Research Fellowship! This is for PhD students who will be in their 2nd-6th year of study in mathematics, computer science, or statistics in the 2023-2024 […]

Career opportunities for Math PhDs

Please join us next Friday, September 23 at 4 pm in 1372 East Hall, with refreshments following at 5pm in the lower atrium to learn about some careers in national defense for mathematics PhD. All math graduate students and post-docs […]

UM Math PhD team takes first prize in Erdos Competition

Big congrats to Math PhD students Anna Brosowski, Sayantan Khan, Nancy Wang, Ethan Zell and Yili Zhang—otherwise known as Team Supermassive Blackhole—who took first place in the Erdös Institute‘s most recent Data Science bootcamp competition! Their project, titled Movie Finder, […]

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 […]