When people think about Criminal Justice, careers they usually think police officer. While we certainly produce many law enforcement professionals through our PPRLEA each year, there are a wide array of careers to choose from, such as mental health counselor or park naturalist.
Mathematicians work in the federal government, private science, and engineering research. Multiple studies show the top jobs, in both pay and satisfaction, require a Mathematics degree or a strong Mathematics background.
The current data-driven market makes math skills increasingly valuable to employers. A degree in Mathematics, or a strong mathematical background, can open doors to careers. Click below to find out more about each career:
Operations Research Analysts
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Looking for some opportunities for pay and experience while in classes, or in between semesters? Click below to explore STEM internship opportunities:
Finding work in your field (or any field) can be challenging for anyone. Here are some resources that you can use to find a career that suits you best:
Pikes Peak Workforce Center Website - A comprehensive resource that offers job search assistance, resume preparation, and other career-related services for job seekers in the Pikes Peak region.
Robert Half Research and Insights - A widely respected human resources consulting firm - Robert Half research and insights can give you industry respected tips and advice for job searches and resumes
PPSC Career Connections - The college's portal for students and employers to post and search for jobs. You may also visit the PPSC Jobs website for on-campus student employment opportunities.
There are numerous professional organizations that represent the field of Mathematics in which students may find more information regarding Mathematics careers and professional support.