To assist with doing research for coursework in Mathematics & Actuarial Science

- Society of ActuariesThe Society of Actuaries (SOA) is the largest professional organization dedicated to serving 22,000 actuarial members and the public in the United States, Canada and worldwide. The SOA's vision is for actuaries to be the leading professionals in the measurement and management of risk.
- Casualty Actuarial SocietyA casualty actuary is a professional skilled in the analysis, evaluation and management of the financial implications of future contingent events primarily with respect to general insurance, including property, casualty, and similar risk exposures. A casualty actuary has practical knowledge of how these various risks interact with each other and the environment in which these risks occur.
- Be an ActuarySponsored by the SOA & CAS professional societies, Be an Actuary is your spot to learn about the What, Why, How, and Wheres of getting started in the risk management field.

- Research Experience for UndergraduatesProvides links to the American Mathematics Society's REU programs, which take place during the summer. Applicants should note that most application deadlines fall in February - March.
- Occupational Outlook HandbookThe profiles featured here cover hundreds of occupations and describe What They Do, Work Environment, How to Become One, Pay, and more.
- Actuary Jobs & Employment - actuary.comThe leader in helping job seekers in finding actuarial jobs from leading companies, consulting firms and recruiting firms.

- OhioLINK Electronic Theses & Dissertations CenterPDFs that are freely available to all.
- University of Georgia - GalileoLog in as Guest, then click on "Electronic Theses and Dissertations". Search under "Computer Science" in the Department field.

- MAA's 'Found Math' GalleryA gallery of photos of math-related images.
- MAA Number a DayEvery working day, the editor of this blog posts a number and offers a selection of that numberâ€™s properties.
- Practice ExamsActual sample preliminary, qualifying, & final exam tests for Mathematics courses at Syracuse University.
- Puzzle ToadMath & Computer Science fun puzzles & solutions.
- Fun Math Sites from the MAAWhile it's impossible to list all the FUN and entertaining sites out there, here's a starter list of some good ones. Some are just plain FUN, some are helpful, and some defy description.

This link is for an open source software product that could be used in formatting mathematical formulae for writing papers in selected Mathematics & Actuarial Science courses.

- LaTeXLaTeX is a high-quality typesetting system; it includes features designed for the production of technical and scientific documentation. LaTeX is available as free software.

Both the Society of Actuaries (SOA) and the Casualty Actuarial Society (CAS) offer actuarial aptitude exams for recent Mathematics & Actuarial Science graduates interested in a career in the actuary profession. These are a few online study courses offered to help in preparing for these exams.

- Society of Actuaries - Distributors of Study ManualsThe Society of Actuaries provides this information as a convenience to its candidates. None of these services are sponsored or endorsed by the Society. It is not necessary to use any of these services, but many candidates choose to take advantage of them.
- ASM Study ManualsRU Library will be purchasing newer editions of the Actuarial Study Materials' Study Manuals as they are published.
- Coaching ActurariesOffers eManuals to help students gain the experience needed to properly prepare for exams using current technology and tools.

- Statistical Abstract of the United StatesThe authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.
- Wolfram Alpha - Math ExamplesSemantic browser, Wolfram Alpha, gives great assistance to mathematicians - fun stuff - from elementary mathematics to calculus and number theory.
- Wolfram MathWorldWolfram MathWorld is the predecessor to Alpha - it is arranged heirarchically, and just gives a brief definition.

Thank you to Barbara Mento, librarian at Boston College, for her help in identifying a few of these sites via her LibGuide on Mathematics, as well as to Roosevelt University Professor Melanie Pivarski, for her great ideas. Professional association conference proceedings are a means by which discourse is fostered among professors and practitioners in the field of Mathematics & Actuarial Science.

- American Academy of ActuariesMany of today's most pressing public policy issues require the sound application of actuarial principles. The Academy provides actuarial expertise and advice to public policy decision makers on a wide array of issues that require the special set of skills and qualifications that actuaries offer.
- American Mathematical SocietyFounded in 1888 to further mathematical research and scholarship, the AMS fulfills its mission through programs and services that promote mathematical research and its uses, strengthen mathematical education, and increase math awareness in society.
- American Society of Pension Professionals & ActuariesA non-profit professional organization with two major goals: to educate all retirement-plan and benefits professionals, and to create a framework of policy that gives every working American the ability to have a comfortable retirement.
- American Statistical AssociationThe ASA mission is to promote excellence in the application of statistical science across the wealth of human endeavor.
- Association for Women in MathematicsThe purpose of the Association for Women in Mathematics is to encourage women and girls to study and to have active careers in the mathematical sciences, and to promote equal opportunity and the equal treatment of women and girls in the mathematical sciences.
- Fibonacci AssociationFocuses on Fibonacci numbers and related mathematics, emphasizing new results, research proposals, challenging problems, and new proofs of old ideas.
- Illinois Section of the Mathematical Association of AmericaThe purpose of the Illinois Section of the Mathematical Association of America is to assist in the improvement of education in the mathematical sciences at the collegiate level by carrying out the purpose of the national organization within the State of Illinois.
- Institute of Mathematical StatisticsThe purpose of the institute is to foster the development and dissemination of the theory and applications of statistics and probability.
- Mathematical Association of AmericaThe largest professional society that focuses on mathematics accessible at the undergraduate level.
- National Council of Teachers of MathematicsThe NCTM is a public voice of mathematics education supporting teachers to ensure equitable mathematics learning of the highest quality for all students through vision, leadership, professional development and research.
- Society for Industrial and Applied MathematicsApplied mathematics, in partnership with computational science, is essential in solving many real-world problems. Our mission is to build cooperation between mathematics and the worlds of science and technology through our publications and research.

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