BIG Math Networking & Info Session 2019

Submitted by Lauren D. Lederer on
BIG Event 2019

The Department of Applied Mathematics recently hosted its second BIG (Business, Industry, Government​) ​Math Networking and Information ​Session.​​ Students and alumni were invited to hear from industry speakers ​regarding their work in modeling, programming, computing and general job experience. 

The event ran from 9:30am to 1:00pm on Tuesday, November 5th, and consisted of two sessions of talks plus a networking lunch. ​Speakers included individuals from Boeing, Dyndrite, Google, Institute ​for Disease Modeling,​ Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Microsoft, and the UW Career & Internship Center. ​Additionally, representatives from Amazon, Tableau, Seattle Mariners, and Facebook were present for students to meet.​

The department ​hopes to host this successful event each year ​to help students learn about the wide array of career paths available to those from applied math​,​ and ​to facilitate networking with students and industry contacts. ​ 

​Interested in speaking at next year's event?  Please contact Academic Services Manager Lauren Lederer to volunteer!​