You've graduated. What next?
The high-tech industry (large and smaller, often specialized companies) is not the only sector in which there is high demand for graduates of Industrial and Applied Mathematics; this is also the case in other industrial sectors and (governmental) institutions.
In these sectors, you can be employed as a researcher, consultant or developer. You will be an expert in tackling and solving problems in technology and industry from a mathematical perspective. Some examples might be processing data files in communication and information technology, improving weather forecasts or modeling in telecommunications or physics.
These are just some of the organizations in which our alumni can be found:
- TNO [Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research]
- CBS [Statistics Netherlands]
- Philips (Healthcare)
- KPN Research
- NS [Dutch Railways]
You may be employed in roles such as:
- software developer
- project manager in statistics
- logistics consultant
- analyst at a teaching hospital
- consultant for complex logistics systems
- teacher of mathematics in secondary education
You also have various options with regard to continuing your studies after completing your Master's degree:
- Designer program in Mathematics for Industry
- PhD studies
- The Education Master's in Science Education and Communication
At the Tias Business School you can follow all manner of part-time programs that support you in your professional development. This institute is a collaborative venture between TU/e and Tilburg University.