UC Davis Mathematics

Math & Statistics Career Night

Latest information about the planned Career Night in May will be posted soon. For those of you not familiar with this event, Career Night consists of an informal panel discussion on career development. Topics include how to network or market yourself to industry recruiters, what skills and abilities are important in your area of interest, and what search techniques you should utilize when applying for potential jobs. Previous guests speakers included representatives from Google, Allstate, Fireman's Fund Insurance, Ventyx, Blindsight, and Intermune.

For general questions about Career Night, please feel free to contact our Student Services Office. To view general information about careers or internships in mathematics, please go to our Careers in Math or Internship Resources webpages.

The next career night will take place on May 17, 2017. It will be from 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM in MSB 1147. Pizza will be provided.

And if you've attended any one of our Career Night events, please tell us how we're doing or what you would like to see at a future event. Simply complete the following survey and return it to either Student Services units in Mathematics (MSB 1130) or Statistics (MSB 4118).

Math and Statistics 2017 Career Night


Michael Jun, Software Engineer, Google,

Michael Jun graduated from UC Berkeley with a B.S in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS) and Engineering Math and Stats (EMS). After graduation, he took a position with Google in Mountain View as a Software Engineer, working on Search Infrastructure.

Kate Ely, ADP at Liberty Mutual

Kate graduated from UC Davis with a B.S. in Mathematics. After graduation she took a position in the Analyst Development Program (ADP) with Liberty Mutual in Seattle, WA. She currently is rotating with the Product Design and Modelling team, which analyses and builds statistical models for different insurance coverages and products.

Tom Denton, YouTube

Tom graduated from UC Davis with a PhD in Mathematics where he worked with Anne Schilling and Nicolas Thiéry on "Excursions in Algebra and Combinatorics at q=0".

Mary-Betty Stevenson, Academic coordinator at MAST

Shelly Chopra, intern at State Street

Apratim Ganguly Senior Statistician @ Natera, Inc.

I graduated from UC Davis in 2014 with a PhD in Statistics. My PhD supervisor was Prof. Wolfgang Polonik. Before UC Davis, I had a Bachelor's and Master's degree in Statistics from Indian Statistical Institute. I worked as a Postdoctoral Associate with Prof. Eric Kolaczyk in Boston University for a year and currently I work as a Senior Statistician in Natera Inc., a biotech firm in SF Bay area. I develop statistical models and algorithms with applications in Prenatal healthcare and Oncology using large scale sequencing datasets.

Sana Asghar, Catastrophe Modeler, GDP @Willis Towers Watson


Career Night Flyer (PDF)