Monday Math MemoLast Updated:(4/15/13)
A Few Extra Pi-Day Shirts
Believe it or not there are a few Pi-Day shirts left in our inventory! If you hurry, you may be able to snag one of the last 2013 Pi-Day shirts that will ever be made!
Friday, April 26, Immediately Following Convocation, WILK 3220, 3222 & 3224
All graduating math students are invited to attend.
BYU Mathematics Spring/ Summer Classes
Spring: Math 102, 110, 111, 112, 113, 116, 118, 290, 313, 314, 334, 362 (this is a Math Ed course), 371, 513R, 532.
Summer: Math 102, 110, 111, 112, 113, 116, 118, 290, 300 (this is a Math Ed course), 313, 314, 334, 341, 352, 487
For Great Information About Careers in Applied Mathematics, visit http://www.siam.org/careers/thinking.php.
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BYU Math Club: The Math Club meets each Thursday from 3-3:50pm in 297 TMCB. If you would like to be on the BYU Math Club email list, please email Dr. Halverson at Halversonmath [dot] byu [dot] edu.
Make sure you are taking advantage of BYU’s eRecruiting program which is free to all students. Log into your route Y and then go to: http://byu.experience.com/stu/home
Socil Innovation Projects
Want a real-world experience working for an internationally recognized firm? Social Innovation Projects (SIP) matches qualified students with top-tier partners to tackle challenges like poverty, education, and economic development. Interns receive 3 credits for working with outstanding, socially innovative organizations. Learn more and apply at power.byu.edu <http://power.byu.edu/> .
Kurt Overley spoke at a Careers in Math Seminar a few weeks ago and mentioned that StomrHarbour is looking for interns. An internship like this, though unpaid, offers the best way to obtain a job in this area (trumping resumes, schools, grades, etc.). If you are interesed in an internship with StormHarbour contact Kurt Overley at kurtoverleyyahoo [dot] com.
We connect college students to companies through real world challenges for college students to solve. Students prove their skills, win cash prizes, and connect with companies that use MindSumo to actively recruit for jobs and internships. We are anxious to include BYU math students, and give them the chance to solve challenges for innovative companies. Our challenges have proven to be engaging for thousands of students from Stanford, Harvard, MIT, Columbia, Johns Hopkins, Yale, and other schools, and our student winners have benefited by earning money, and getting jobs and internships. For more information got to www.mindsumo.com.
INL Internship Program
The Idaho National Laboratory offers internships at a variety of levels. These internships span a wide range of science, technology, engineering, and math fields. Interns will have the opportunity to receive extensive training, attend lectures featuring world-renowned researchers, and participate in lab-wide tours. To learn more and apply visit https://inlportal.inl.gov/portal/server.pt/community/education/679/internships. If you would like a flyer with more information you can email Myles at ugradassistantmath [dot] byu [dot] edu and ask for the INL Internship Flyer.
Allegiant Air, Intern - Marketing Analytics (Las Vegas, NV)
The Marketing Analytics Intern will directly support the Sales and Marketing team and Financial Analysis groups in their daily responsibilities which will include data mining and customer analysis. Internships are available during the summer and throughout the year. To learn more and apply go to eRecruiting. http://byu.experience.com/er/stu/opportunities/job_profile.jsp?job_hnd=29805236&affHnd=1722
Cambridge Programme Direct Enrollment: Cambridge is open to all BYU students of any major and there are some courses that Math students would particularly be interested in, such as: the Math's Workshop: the Art of Discovery--which challenges students to solve one problem that four Hungarian Mathematicians spent all week drafting. This would be great preparation for the Putnam. If you have any questions, please go to the program website at: www.pem.cam.ac.uk/pkp
All of these grants and scholarships available to math majors!
Visit http://opsf.byu.edu/ for information on these scholarships and more.
Office of Prestigious Scholarships & Fellowship: Don’t forget to check out the available prestigious scholarships on BYU’s website with the link of above. If you have questions contact: prestigious_scholarshipsbyu [dot] edu (prestigious_scholarshipsbyu [dot] edu).
Visit the AMS website for information and tips on applying to Graduate school: http://ams.org/programs/students/undergrad/undergrad
Georgetown University: The Department of Biostatistics, Bioinformatics and Biomathematics at Georgetown University is interested in BYU Math students! Apply now for a Master of Science in Biostatistics!
Students in the program will (32 credits):
-Focus on epidemiology or bioinformatics
-Learn to use modern statistical techniques for data analysis in real-world applications
-Use powerful algorithms and sophisticated mathe-matical models to hunt for meaningful patterns
-Be prepared for exciting careers in:
-Academic and medical centers
For more information, e-mail ctw26georgetown [dot] edu.
For Great Infofmation About Careers in Applied Mathematics, visit http://www.siam.org/careers/thinking.php.
Epic Is Hiring:
We’re looking for bright and motivated problem solvers to join our Business Intelligence Development and Technical Services teams. If you
haven’t heard of us before, Epic creates and implements integrated applications for many of the largest healthcare organizations in the US, including Kaiser Permanente, Stanford and Yale. Currently, roughly 49% of Americans are being taken care of by physicians who use Epic software. As a Business Intelligence Developer at Epic, you will help our customers make sense of the wealth of information they capture within an electronic medical record system by developing innovative reporting functionalities to monitor and improve organizational efficiency, researching various aspects of patient care, and contributing to the improvement of healthcare as a whole. As a Technical Services Analyst at Epic, you will work with some of the most respected medical institutions in the country, advising them on best practices for their organization and cracking their toughest problems. After receiving comprehensive training to become an expert in our software, you’ll be a trusted source of technical knowledge for your customers, ensuring their organizations’ continued success. Technical Services is a dynamic role where no two days are the same; it requires quick thinking, collaboration, and drive.
Business Intelligence Developers apply their interest in analytics to one of the biggest challenges of our time: healthcare. If you are interested in this opportunity, you can apply on our website at www.careers.epic.com or send your resume to me (maraepic [dot] com (maraepic [dot] com)). Other career opportunities are listed on our careers website as well.
Fast Enterprises: FAST specializes in providing premier products and services to government agencies. Their primary product is GenTax, the commercial off-the-shelf integrated software solution used by agencies that serve more than one-third the population of Canada and the United States. As an implementation consultant on our team, you will be involved with all phases of the implementation of our GenTax® software solution. We have sites across North America and abroad and candidates should be flexible with respect to work locations.
Candidates should possess a degree in:
• Computer Science
• Computer/Management Information Systems or
Exposure to specific technology is not required: however, experience in the following areas is desirable:
• MS Visual Basic (6 and NET)
• Oracle DBMS or MS SQL Server
To meet the needs of our employees, we provide competitive benefits packages in each of our business locations around the world. Please email your cover letter, resume, professional references and transcript to:
FastCareersFastEnterprises [dot] com
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