Career Links for Students

Welcome! This site is geared toward students and young professionals in analytics, operations research and the management sciences. People in related fields will also find much of interest. Our aim is to help you learn more about OR/MS and analytics and find the right school, job, or career path. This site contains links to INFORMS Career Center, corporate profiles, academic institution profiles, career planning services, and tips on finding the right job.

  • Consider an Analytics/OR Career This site helps you start down the path to an exciting and rewarding career.
    Getting Started with Analytics This links to the site of the same name, which provides information about the profession. It caters not only to those who are studying in the field and trying to make career decisions, but also to those who know very little about analytics (e.g., high school students and college undergraduates).
  • Career Resources This links to INFORMS Career Center (ICC) website to help you conduct your job search. We provide information about using the internet, interviewing skills, and resume writing. It is one of your INFORMS member benefits, with a variety of job placement and career resources.
  • Career FAQ's Frequently asked questions about a career in operations research and the management sciences.
  • ORMS Profiles These profiles highlight INFORMS members' careers in academic institutions and professional positions in operations research and the management sciences.