Career Opportunities This Wednesday

Depending on your interests, there are two great career opportunities this Wednesday, October 21st.  Two companies, BP and OMRF, are interesting in telling you about themselves.  Plus, at both events, there will be PIZZA!

First, Math Club will have a BP representative.  Here are the details:

When: Wednesday, October 21, at 5:30

Where: PHSC 1105

What: BP Representative & FREE Pizza


Second, OMRF, nonprofit biomedical research institute, is also interested in Mathematics students. Here are the details:

When: Wednesday, October 21, at 5:30

Where:  Ellison Hall 132

What: OMRF Representative & FREE Pizza

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PCI Looking For Interns

PCI is a Norman based company that offers asset optimization solutions for power generation and trading companies. They are keen to hire people with a math background for internships. PCI is currently hiring for both regular and paid internship positions and will have Hiring Managers and different employees from different teams presenting and mingling with students after each session.

Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Time:  10:30 am – 1 pm

Location: Frontier Room, 2nd Floor in Oklahoma Memorial Union Building


Summer 2015 REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates)

The blog is back!

We start with an announcement for students to apply to an REU opportunity at San Diego State University. Students spend a summer conducting research and are paid a stipend of $5000 for the whole summer while working with enthusiastic, like minded fellow students from around the country.

Deadline: March 6th.

More information here:

Undergraduate Summer Research opportunity

Are you looking for a summer research opportunity? The University of Nebraska, Lincoln offers several programs for interested students. Here is some more information:

“The program offers students an excellent opportunity to hone research skills and to experience life as a graduate student. Students will enhance their academic resume, work closely with faculty and peers, and have fun with social and professional development activities, all while receiving numerous benefits<>. Students historically underrepresented in graduate education are especially encouraged to apply. Due to funding restrictions, participation is limited to U.S. citizens or permanent residents.


Students at UNL conducting research

All programs for 2014 are listed at and include projects in Applied Mathematics, Bioenergy Systems, Biomedical Engineering, Chemistry, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences/Water Resources, Minority Health Disparities, Nanohybrid Materials and Algal Biofuels, Redox Biology, and Virology.

Our online application makes it easy for students to apply. Priority review of applications begins Friday, February 1 and all applications are due by Monday, February 17.”

Welcome back + Job Opportunity.

Hello everyone, welcome back and Happy 2014. Wishing everyone a productive year. We begin by posting a job announcement from an excellent company in Norman, OK. They have one full time and some temporary positions. Please apply directly to the company. Here is some information and there is also an attachment at the end of this announcement. Good luck job seekers!

“MSCI is looking for a full-time analyst for their Norman office as we as a full-time temporary positions for the months of March –June/July.

I’ve attached an official job description.  The requirements for the temporary position are less stringent, but it’s a lot of the same work.  From an insider’s perspective, he would list the below attributes as the mostly likely indicators of success:

·         Some familiarity with MS Excel, but not necessarily a “power user”

·         Excellent analytical and/or research skills ( a lot of problem-solving)

·         Excellent written communication skills (they do the vast majority of communication via Outlook and

·         Ability to work well with urgent deadlines and/or conflicting deadlines

·         Team-oriented

These positions are available immediately.”

Vote Execution Analyst (PDF document)

REU: Research Experience for Undergraduates (San Diego)

Another opportunity to conduct research, meet students from across the country and earn a stipend. From the program announcement:


San Diego State University is pleased to invite applications to its Summer 2014 Mathematics Research Experiences for Undergraduates.  The program dates this year will be June 15 — August 9, and the project will be in number theory, specifically nonunique factorization theory.

Please announce to any interested and qualified undergraduates.  The program will pay a stipend of $5000 and provide room and partial board for nonlocal participants.  The application deadline is March 3.  For a detailed program description and application instructions/materials, please see the program website:

REU: Research Experience for Undergraduates

Summer research program for undergraduates at the University of Nebarska, Lincoln. If you are an undergraduate interested in application of mathematics, consider applying to this REU in Summer 2014. To quote the program announcement:



Nebraska’s summer program offers research opportunities in the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics fields in addition to a new interdisciplinary Minority Health Disparities program doing research in and around the social sciences. A complete listing of faculty mentors and research project descriptions can be found on our website at Students can also find information about program benefits including a competitive stipend, room and board, travel expenses, and more.

Summer 2014 programs include:
During the Nebraska Summer Research Program, students receive first-hand exposure to research and the experience of graduate school. They work closely with faculty mentors and research teams of graduate students and other summer scholars. Students also have opportunities to participate in meaningful social and professional development activities outside of the laboratory.

Our online application makes it easy for students to apply. Priority review beginsFriday, February 1 and all applications must be completed by Monday, February 17. Students historically underrepresented in graduate education and students from academic institutions where research programs are limited are especially encouraged to apply.

Here is the link to the program’s webpage: