Math Opportunities

Maintained by
The Nebraska Conference for Undergraduate Women in Mathematics

Research Experiences for Undergraduates

The list of Math REU's on the NSF site.

A Student's Guide to (Math) REUs
A site maintained by Andy Miller.

Other Summer Programs

AT&T Undergraduate Research Program
for women and minority students

Enhancing Diversity in Graduate Education (EDGE), held alternately at Spelman and Bryn Mawr Colleges
This program is "designed to strengthen the ability of women and minority students to successfully complete graduate programs in the mathematical sciences."

Research in Industrial Projects for Students ("RIPS") at UCLA's Institute for Pure and Applied Mathematics
This program creates teams of 3-5 undergraduates paired with faculty mentors and industry liaisons whose goal is to solve real-world industrial problems.

Institute for Advanced Study/Park City Mathematics Institute, Summer Session and Mentoring Program for Women in Mathematics
Thoughts on this program from past participants.

NASA Academy at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

National Security Agency, College Student Programs
Rocky Mountain Mathematics Consortium Summer Conference at the University of Wyoming

Summer Intern Program in Planetary Science at the Lunar and Planetary Institute which is near the NASA Johnson Space Center

Summer Mathematics Program for Women Undergraduates at Carleton and St. Olaf Colleges
Thoughts on this program from past participants.

Summer Program for Women in Mathematics at George Washington University
Thoughts on this program from past participants.

Summer Undergraduate Applied Mathematics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University

Summer Undergraduate Mathematical Science Research Institute at Miami University
Thoughts on this program from past participants.

You can also get research funding from your university or other sources.
Thoughts from someone who has gotten funding this way.

Study Abroad and Other Semester Long Programs

Budapest Semesters in Mathematics
Thoughts on this program from past participants.

Math in Moscow

Mathematics Advanced Study Semesters at Penn State University
Thoughts on this program from past participants.


Math Fest 2003 in Boulder, Colorado on July 31-August 2

National Conferences on Undergraduate Research

Southwestern Center for Arithmetical Algebraic Geometry - Arizona Winter School at the University of Arizona

Internships and other Jobs

AT&T Labs Internships

Harris Corporation
Thoughts on an internship with this corporation.

Lucent Technologies Internship Programs Early Career Identification Programs

Mathematical Sciences Career Information from the AMS, MAA, and SIAM

National Resource for Cell Analysis and Modeling Summer Research Internship
Thoughts on this program from past participants.

Summer Math Camps and Programs for High School Students

UNCF/Sprint Scholars Program (Check out UNCF for other scholarships and internships)

Thoughts on this program from past participants.

Wolfram Research Student Intern Program


SIAM's guide to mathematicians working in industry.


AWM Career Resources


AMSTAT - Careers in Statistics.


Actuary jobs


IAS/Park City Mathematics Institute - Sponsored by Princeton Institute for Advanced Study programs for undergrads, high school teachers, grad students, researchers




Fellowship and Scholarship Programs

AT&T Labs Fellowship Program for minority and women students in computer and communications-related fields
Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship students must be nominated by their institution
Department of Defense Graduate Fellowships
Hertz Foundation Graduate Fellowship for students of the applied physical sciences including applied mathematics, operations research, and statistics (bookmark this to apply for next year)

IBM Ph.D. Fellowship Program (check this in mid-Oct to apply for 2005)
students must be nominated by a faculty member

Lucent Technologies Cooperative Research Fellowships for minority students
National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowships
National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships (bookmark and check fall 2005)

National Physical Science Consortium Graduate Fellowships for Minorities and Women in the Physical Sciences (bookmark and check fall 2005)

Mathematical Organizations and Honoraries

American Mathematical Society

The AMS Undergraduate Mathematics Majors page

Kappa Mu Epsilon, a national mathematics honorary

Mathematical Association of America

Pi Mu Epsilon, a national mathematics honorary

Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

If you know of any other programs of interest to mathematics majors, please e-mail