Resources

Resources at the U

WISE (Women in CSE) - Programs for undergraduate and graduate students, and the Distinguished Scientists and Engineers from Underrepresented Groups Speakers Series.

UMN Math Department

 

Blogs

"Female Science Professor"

 

Books

"A PhD is Not Enough"

"Ms. Mentor's Impeccable Advice to Women in Academia"

"What the Best College Teachers Do"

 

High School Students

Headlines and Deadlines for Students - Current information of events in mathematical sciences, geared towards students (and non-gender specific).

 

Graduate Students: General

Graduate Study in the Computer and Mathematical Sciences: A Survival Manual

How to be a Good Graduate Student

 

"Career Options for Women in the Mathematical Sciences" 
This IMA workshop was held April 2-4, 2009, to help familiarize women in the mathematical sciences with professional opportunities in industry and government labs. Speakers and panelists included women from industry, national labs, and academia. All talk abstracts and video of the talks can be found online at http://www.ima.umn.edu/2008-2009/SW4.2-4.09/. The following talks may be of particular interest to graduate students:

1. Planning Ahead: http://www.ima.umn.edu/2008-2009/SW4.2-4.09/abstracts.html#7575

This talk discusses steps graduate students can take along the way to help themselves when they need to apply for jobs.

2.  How to Write a Grant: http://www.ima.umn.edu/2008-2009/SW4.2-4.09/abstracts.html#7519
This talk gives advice about how to write a grant to national fundingagencies, such as the NSF.

3. Leadership Skills and Developing a Technical Research Program: http://www.ima.umn.edu/2008-2009/SW4.2-4.09/abstracts.html#7418
This talk discusses some differences between research-oriented and teaching-oriented schools.

4. Interviewing Skills: http://www.ima.umn.edu/2008-2009/SW4.2-4.09/abstracts.html#7420
This talk discusses interviewing for industrial and academic positions.

5. Using Mathematics to Transform Communities: http://www.ima.umn.edu/2008-2009/SW4.2-4.09/abstracts.html#7429
Ever wonder what you could do with a PhD besides teach or work in industry? In this talk, Tanya Moore discusses how she her PhD in biostatistics led her to work in non-profit organizations.

 

Similar Math Groups Outside the U

The Noetherian Ring at UC Berkeley

Resources for Women in Math

Key Issues: Women in Math

Women in Math Project

 

Professonal Organizations

The Association for Women in Mathematics

Mathematical Association of America

American Mathematical Society

Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics

Canadian Mathematical Society 

Institute of Advanced Study