University of Vermont

CEMS Mathematics Major


Alumni with degrees in Mathematics pursue a wide variety of careers, both directly and indirectly related to their course of study. This is a representative sample of job titles from recent UVM alumni who majored in Mathematics.

Job Title

Career Industry

Actuarial Team Lead Insurance & Risk Management
Attorney Legal Services
Bond Trader Financial Services
Executive Director Education
GIS Analyst Navigation
Global Product Research Analyst Financial Services
Math Teacher Public Education
Pilot Federal Government
Programmer Healthcare Services
Psychiatrist Healthcare Services
Senior Manager Financial Services
Stock Control Coordinator Publishing

Recent Employers

Aetna Life & Casualty
GE Healthcare IBM
John Hopkins University Kaplan Career Institute
Random House State Street
United States Government Univision

Transferable Skills

In addition to the specialized material you study in your major, you will also gain useful transferable skills. Remember: it is essential to be able to articulate the skills you have gained.

Examples of transferable skills fostered while majoring in Mathematics:

Critical Thinking Skills

Leadership and Administration Skills

Communication Skills

Using logic to analyze and interpret data in order to solve complex problems

Attention to details and adherence to deadlines

Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing

Research and Investigation Skills

Design and Planning Skills

Information Management Skills

Ability to process numerical information
Proficiency with computer technologies

Ability to visualize geometric and linear problems
Develop experiments and tests to prove conclusions

Organization of ideas and materials
Familiarity with theoretical models and their application
Computer literacy

Interpersonal Skills

Skills and Assessing Values

Specialized Skills

Working in groups to solve problems
Collaborates with colleagues

Deductive reasoning skills
Working with diverse subjects
Applying abstract knowledge to broad societal issues

Advanced quantitative skills
Symbolic representation and interpretation

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