Professional Development Seminar

The professional development seminar is a seminar for advanced (= third year and above) graduate students and postdocs. It focuses on ALL issues of professional development relevant to young mathematicians. Among the topics we may discuss: preparing application materials, career options outside academia, using TeX and TeX packages, mathematical writing, creating webpages, creating blogs, time management, preparing and giving research lectures, and general discussions about doing research. The organizers are Chris Bishop and Christian Schnell. On this page, you can find a collection of resources for the seminar.

Funding Opportunities in the Mathematical Sciences

Deadlines are current as of September 2022.

Mathematical Writing Resources

Early Career Section (Notices of the AMS)

Advice on Giving Research Talks

Resources for Publishing Papers

Resources for Coding Exercises

Resources for Jobs at Startups

Resources in Professional Ethics in the Mathematical Sciences

Job Application Websites

Samples of Job Application Documents