Trip to OR career day in Birmingam

On Tuesday 27 November 2018, the majority of the second year undergraduate students in mathematics at University of Plymouth visited the Operational Research  career open day in Birmingham.   

The career day was organized by the Operational Research Society. Operational research is the area of mathematics, which helps businesses make decisions and how to efficiently organize their work. Hence OR is an important sector, which employs a lot of mathematics graduates.

The events at the open day were:

  • Listen to talks on OR with interesting case studies.
  • Find out how to apply for an OR, analytics, or data science roles.
  • Meet employers and see how areas like artificial intelligence, machine learning and big data could be part of your new job. 
  • Hear graduates’ experiences of working in OR and analytics.