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- Homework Graders: These students grade homework sets.
- Problem Session Holders: These students hold problem sessions in which they help students in the class understand mathematical concepts. They answer specific questions from the homework sets.
- Mathematica Lab Assistants: These students supervise lab hours in Park 246 that are targeted towards specific classes. They are available for questions relevant to the program used in the lab assignments for a specific class. They also grade lab assignments.
- SPSS Lab Assistants: These students supervise lab hours in Canaday. They are available for questions relevant to the program used in the lab assignments for a specific class. They also grade lab assignments.
- Open Lab Hours Supervisors: These students supervise lab hours in Park 246 that are not geared towards any one class. In general, they are not meant to answer specific questions about lab assignments.
Tutors/Trig Mini Course
- Private Tutors: These students are employed by the Dean's Office. They are paired up with a student for one-on-one help.
- High School Math Review — Course Instructors: These students hold a four-part, mini-course near the beginning of the semester which reviews the algebra, geometry, and trig concepts necessary for Calculus.
- This student assists Tina Fasbinder with departmental administration.
A great way to start on a career path is to do a mathematically related (paid!) summer internship. Here are some examples of student experiences from recent summers:
Xinyuan Dong ’15: Research in Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle. Y-Chromosome Analysis.
Maddie Hanson-Colvin ’16: Lyman Briggs REU, Michigan State University, East Lansing. Cops and Robbers on Graphs.
Madeleine Johnson ’15: REU Program in Mathematics, California State University, San Bernardino. Three-Variable Bracket Polynomial for Three Braid Knots and Links.
Rose Kaplan-Kelly ’17: Summer Mathematics Program for Women, Carleton College, Northfield, Minn. Lie Theory and Low Dimensional Topology
Rachel Terry '18: Summer Institute for Training in Biostatistics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh. Analyzing Duke Clinical Research Institute Data.
Summer Math Programs:
- George Washington University Summer Program for Women in Mathematics:
- Williams College SMALL Undergraduate Research Project:
- IAS Women and Mathematics Program:
- Carleton College Summer Mathematics Program for Women Undergraduates: