In addition to a solid foundation of courses in mathematics, the math POE allows you to choose from specialized sequences in applied mathematics, theoretical mathematics and mathematical applications. Or, try the mathematics and secondary education POE. Through it, you can receive excellent preparation for becoming a high school mathematics teacher by taking a full slate of mathematics courses and receiving exceptional training in Juniata’s Education Department.

What Our Alumni Are Saying:

"I am really impressed by the interaction between faculty and students here at Juniata. The professors are knowledgeable and friendly and their professional advice has given me insight toward my goal of becoming a financial mathematician."

-Li “Chloe” Kou ’11

Get Involved:

  • American Mathematical Society
  • American Statistical Association
  • Institute of Mathematical Statistics
  • Mathematical Association of America
  • Null Set
  • Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

Stay on Target the Next Four Years

Freshman Year

Increase Self-Awareness
  • Identify interests, values and skills by using FOCUS
  • Meet with a Career Counselor and/or take NDSS 100 Career Planning
  • Develop a professional resume and upload it to
  • Attend Juniata Career Day and career workshops throughout the year
  • Test your interests through student organizations, volunteer work and a summer job/internship

Sophomore Year

Explore Relevant Work Experience
  • Research specific careers and related qualifications
  • Become active in student organizations relevant to your POE; consider a leadership position
  • Update your resume on JuniataJobs and attend Juniata Career Day and career workshops
  • Set Social Networking sites to “private” and maintain professional behavior
  • Attend events with Juniata alumni to build your network;create a profile on Juniata Connect
  • Get a job or internship related to your field of interest

Notable Internship Sites:

  • Blair Technology
  • Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astro-Physics
  • National Institute of Standards & Technology
  • National Museum of American History
  • National Security Agency
  • Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • Pennsylvania Department of Conservation & Natural Resources
  • Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute

Junior Year

Prepare for the Professional World
  • Make employment/graduate school choices
  • Update resume on JuniataJobs and participate in Career Workshops
  • Network at Career Fairs: Juniata Career Day, WestPACS, CPEC
  • Build a professional wardrobe and attend the Etiquette Dinner
  • Simulate a Mock Interview
  • Get an internship related to your field of study

Senior Year

Implement Career Choices
  • Update resume on JuniataJobs and secure quality references
  • Meet with a Career Counselor for your “Senior Meeting”; consider registering for NDSS 205—21st Century Career Search
  • Create a LinkedIn Profile and network with professionals for job leads/grad school information
  • Network at Career Fairs: Juniata Career Day, WestPACS, CPEC
  • Apply to targeted employers/graduate schools: Follow-Up