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Question about math internships

  1. Aug 27, 2010 #1
    Question about "math internships"...

    Some time in the near future I'm expected to register for a course titled "Math Internship". The course description says "Internships in math related disciplines" -- not exactly helpful..

    My question is does this mean student teaching? Tutoring for the school? Internships in industry? Anyone have any experience?
     
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  3. Aug 27, 2010 #2

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    Re: Question about "math internships"...

    When you asked your university/department what did they tell you?
     
  4. Aug 27, 2010 #3
    Re: Question about "math internships"...

    I've yet to ask anyone at the university yet.. Figured I'd give it a shot here first.
     
  5. Aug 27, 2010 #4
    Re: Question about "math internships"...

    I'd guess it's more of a "real-world" job position than a school one, since an internship usually indicates some sort of training on the workplace that I doubt you could receive while working as a tutor at the school. But as Vanadium said, I think it would be a good idea to ask them as soon as you can.
     
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