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Recent Cornell graduates who majored in mathematics have embraced a variety of careers, professions, and possibilities for post-graduate study. Listed below are some of the postgraduate activities of Cornell mathematics majors during the last few years

Positions in Business, Government, and Non-Profit Organizations

  • Analyst, Lazard & Co. (double major with Economics)

  • Consultant, Price Waterhouse Coopers (double major with Computer Science)

  • Investment Banking Analyst, JP Morgan Chase (double major with Economics)

  • Market Maker, Optiver Derivatives Trading

  • Software Engineer, International Business Machines (double major with Computer Science)

  • Financial Analyst, Unilever Corp. (double major with Economics)

  • Officer, U.S. Navy

  • (Title of position unknown), Credit Suisse (triple major with Economics and Near Eastern Studies)

  • (Title of position unknown), Raytheon, Inc.

  • Business Intelligence Consultant, Answerthink Consulting

  • Actuarial Trainee, Equitable Life Insurance Co.

  • Network Engineer, Motorola Software

  • Associate, Price Waterhouse Coopers

  • Research Associate, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (double major with Government)

  • Analyst, William M. Mercer Corp.

  • Trader Associate, Citadel Investment Associates (double major with Economics)

  • Software Engineer, Kanda Software (double major with Comparative Literature)

  • Actuary, Towers Perrin

  • Support Engineer, Microsoft (triple major with Economics and Computer Science)

  • Operations Officer, Project-Trade.com (double major with Physics)

  • Junior Programmer, Fairmarket Corp.

  • Actuarial Analyst, Watson Wyatt Worldwide (double major with Economics)

  • Project Analyst, Fair Isaac and Co.

  • Conservation Technician, Cornell University Library System

  • Transfer Pricing Associate, Price Waterhouse Coopers (double major with Economics)

  • (Title of position unknown), SUNY Upstate Medical Center

  • (Title of position unknown), Habitat for Humanity

  • (Title of position unknown), Graduate Management Systems

  • Business Analyst, Capitol One (double major with Economics)

  • (Title of position unknown), Capitol One (double major with Biological Sciences)

  • (Title of position unknown), Microsoft (double major with Economics)

  • Technology Consultant, Sapient Corp. (double major with Computer Science)

  • Analyst, Investment Banking Division of Merrill Lynch & Co. (double major with Economics)

  • Financial Analyst, Investment Banking Division of Goldman, Sachs & Co. (double major with Economics)

  • Actuarial Analyst, UNUM Life Insurance Co. of America

  • CICG Group Analyst, Merrill Lynch & Co.

  • Associate Consultant, Deloitte and Touche Corp.

  • Management Associate, Metropolitan Life Insurance Corp.

  • Developer, Sapient Corp. (double major with Computer Science)

  • Associate, Micro Strategy Co.

  • Software Developer, L.P. Bloomberg Co.

Academic Positions and Programs

  • Ph.D. Student in Mathematics, Boston University

  • Student in Masters of Engineering Program in Computer Science (double major with Computer Science)

  • Ph.D. Student in Computer Science, Cornell University (double major with Computer Science)

  • Student in Medical Program, UTMJ Medical School

  • Ph.D. Student in Mathematics, University of California at Los Angeles

  • Student in Masters of Engineering Program in Computer Science, Cornell University (double major with Computer Science)

  • Graduate Student in Education, Stanford University

  • Ph.D. Student in Economics, Carnegie Mellon University (double major with Economics)

  • Ph.D. Student in Theory of Machine Learning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (double major with Computer Science)

  • Student in Masters Program in Financial Engineering, Cornell University (double major with Economics)

  • Student in Masters of Engineering Program in Applied and Engineering Physics, Cornell University (double major with Physics)

  • Ph.D. Student in Mathematics, University of California at Los Angeles

  • Ph.D. Student in Computer Science, Cornell University (double major with Computer Science)

  • Student in Masters of Engineering Program in Computer Science, Cornell University (double major with Computer Science)

  • Ph.D. Student in Economics, Northwestern University (double major with Economics)

  • Ph.D. Student in Applied Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • Ph.D. Student in Physics, California Institute of Technology (double major with Physics)

  • Graduate Student in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering, Cornell University

  • Ph.D. Student in Mathematics, California Institute of Technology

  • Ph.D. Student in Mathematics, University of Wisconsin

  • Student in International Law, London Program of the University of Toledo

  • Graduate Student in Mathematics, Rutgers University

  • Ph.D. Student in Applied Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (double major with Computer Science)

  • Mathematics Teacher, Teach for America

  • Ph.D. Student in Applied Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • Ph.D. Student in Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (double major with Computer Science)

  • Graduate Student in Mathematics, University of Massachusetts at Lowell Student in Master of Engineering Program in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering, Cornell University

  • Mathematics Teacher and Soccer Coach, Suffield Academy

  • Student in Master of Engineering Program in Financial Engineering, Cornell University (double major with Physics)

  • Student in Masters in Engineering Program in Computer Science, Cornell University (double major with Computer Science)

  • Ph.D. student in Center for Geometry and Theoretical Physics, Duke University

  • Ph.D. Student in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (double major with Computer Science)

  • Ph.D. Student in Computer Science, University of California at Berkeley (double major with Computer Science)

  • Graduate Student in Education, Cornell University

  • Ph.D. Student in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (double major with Computer Science)

  • Ph.D. Student in Computer Science, University of California at Berkeley (double major with Computer Science)

  • Graduate Student in the Education, Cornell University

  • Ph.D. Student in Computer Science, University of Washington (double major with Computer Science)

  • Graduate Student in Mathematics, Cornell University

  • Ph.D. Student in Mathematics, State University of New York at Stony Brook

  • Graduate Student in Linguistics at St. John's College, Oxford University (triple major with Computer Science and Linguistics)

  • Graduate Student in Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami

  • Graduate Student in Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

  • Student in Masters of Engineering Program in Computer Science, Cornell University (double major with Computer Science)

  • Student in Master of Arts in Teaching Program, Department of Education, Cornell University

  • Student in Master of Engineering Program in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering, Cornell University

  • Ph.D. Student in Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

  • Student in Master of Engineering Program in Operations Research and Industrial Engineering, Cornell University

  • Student in Law School, Columbia University

  • Graduate Student in Computer Science, University of California at Santa Cruz (double major with Computer Science)