The Department of Mathematical Sciences is pleased to present the Exploring Careers in Mathematics series. This series showcases the many career paths that a mathematics major can choose from and how a strong foundation in mathematics and statistics can help one’s career goals.  


“A Career in Industry”
Thursday, December 8th, 12:45p-1:45p, BSB-132

Please come and join us to hear Daniel Cargill, a Rutgers-Camden alumnus, speak about how a strong foundation in mathematics has helped him in his career goals. Daniel is a Senior Member of Engineering Staff at Lockheed Martin, where he is a lead analyst and developer for the Laser Weapon System Simulation. He earned his B.S. in Mathematics and Economics from the University of Delaware, his M.S. in Industrial Mathematics at Rutgers – Camden, and his Ph.D. in Mathematical Science from the New Jersey Institute of Technology. While working on his doctorate, Dan had internships with Bell Labs and the Air Force Research Laboratory, and was later employed as an Operations Research Analyst with the U.S. Air Force prior to his current position.

“Becoming a Teacher”
Thursday, November 3rd, 12:45p-1:45p, BSB-132

Dr. Karen Walkinshaw, Senior Lead Educator of Curriculum for Mathematics and Sciences of Camden City School District (CCSD), will share her experiences in teaching secondary school mathematics. Ms. Raushann Austin from Human Resources Department of CCSD will answer questions about how to get hired as a teacher.

Professor Ann Heidelberg from the Department of Education will present the Master of Arts in Teaching program. Dr. Sara Leshen from the Department of Mathematical Sciences will discuss the Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics-Teaching track at Rutgers-Camden.

Light lunch will be provided at 12:30pm. Please RSVP to Ms. Sangeetha Maheshwari at by October 31.



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