Leaving university is daunting; it’s a complete upheaval of your life and there’s an ever-present pressure to find a job.
On the 20th of August, Stemettes spoke to Lily Choi from WeWork. She explains to us what it means for her to be a mathematician, the different avenues a mathematician can take, and her top tips for becoming a mathematician.
“I have been asked many times, why the career change? I have been staring at these words on the page for 20 minutes ‘why the career change’, what do I say to that? Then I realised, it is not a career change, this is my career.”
On the 19th of August, two STEMazing women from CMS talked us through their companies, as well as how they got there and maintained their confidence.
My name is Leigh, and I’m a Quantitative Analyst at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. A Quantitative Analyst (or a “Quant” for short) is a role with a skillset that sits in the intersection between mathematics, programming and finance.
Physics often has a stigma attached to it of being useless in everyday life. The age-old questions “When do we even use this in real life?” or “How is this relevant to anything?” are no strangers in Physics classrooms