Career Lecture Series

About the Career Lectures

In general, speakers talk about what they do, how they got there, how they use mathematics in their professions and provide advice for students. And sometimes speakers have job opportunities, so bring a resume. 

Who is Invited?

All students, faculty, staff and guests. Parking arrangements for guests can be made if necessary. Typically, we have between 20-40 people in the audience so arrive early for a good seat.

Where and When Are the Lectures?

All lectures will be in Beatty 418 on the following Tuesdays at 4:00 p.m* - with the exception of the first one below: it is from 4:30 to 5:00.

Questions?

Contact Amanda Hattaway at 617-989-4368, hattawaya@wit.edu

Need an Accommodation?

The Department of Applied Math is committed to providing a welcoming, inviting, and user-friendly experience for all attendees. Any individuals who require disability related accommodations to ensure full and equal participation should contact Amanda Hattaway contact at 617-989-4368, hattawaya@wit.edu.

Fall 2019 Lectures

9 /10 at 4:30* pm  in Beatty 418
What is an Actuary and what is the International Society of Black Actuaries?
Efua Mantey & Michelle Muzulu, Liberty Mutual

9/17 at 4:00  pm  in Beatty 418
What does an Applied Mathematician do in the Oilfield Industry?
Lalitha Venkataramanan Ph.D., Schlumberger (an oil and energy company)

10/1 at  4:00 pm  in Beatty 418
What is an actuary and what is a spring 2020 coop that I can apply to?
Jaclyn Rubin, Tracey Polsgrove, Drew Eskenazi, & Heather Kristan, John Hancock

10/8 at 4:00 pm  in Beatty 418
What does a Quantitative and Risk Management Analyst do for a Financial Group?
Timothy Kirkpatrick, Ph.D., Citizens Financial Group

10/15 at 4:00 pm  in Beatty 418
What do Data Warehouse Informatics People Do and  what is a spring 2020 coop that I can apply to?  
Katie Fitzpatrick & Theresa Buffum, MassHealth

10/22  at 4:00 pm in Beatty 418
What is a SQL Developer and how does this relate to Data?
Casey Leab BCOT Alumna ’12 Arrowstreet Capital

10/29 at 4:00 pm in Beatty 418
What is Data Science?
Christopher Teixeira, MITRE

11/5 at 4:00 pm in Beatty 418
What do Problem Solving Consultants do?
Jamey Moeser, Ph.D. & Melody Takeuchi, Ph.D., Ab Initio

11/19  at 4:00 pm in Beatty 418
What does an Amazon Research Scientist do?
Ge Yu, Ph.D., Amazon

12/3 at 4:00 pm  in Beatty 418
What does a Policy Research Scientist do?
John Hotchkiss, Mathematica