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    I would like to do a degree in mathematics, but I wouldn't like to get into a career in business or anything like that as I would like to do something that helps people, not make more millions for the boss of a company.

    I have considered research with being a professor at a uni however, I am scared of the thought of spending months to years on a single problem. I do STEP now and sometimes it could take me 1-2 days to solve a problem and that's fine. I do get frustrated though when I am doing a problem on a maths forum or one I just conjured up and it takes weeks or months.

    I was just wondering are their any other careers I could get into?
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    (Original post by AnonymousIBDA1)
    I would like to do a degree in mathematics, but I wouldn't like to get into a career in business or anything like that as I would like to do something that helps people, not make more millions for the boss of a company.

    I have considered research with being a professor at a uni however, I am scared of the thought of spending months to years on a single problem. I do STEP now and sometimes it could take me 1-2 days to solve a problem and that's fine. I do get frustrated though when I am doing a problem on a maths forum or one I just conjured up and it takes weeks or months.

    I was just wondering are their any other careers I could get into?
    This is one of the most asked questions here. In short, you can pretty much go into anything as many jobs DO NOT require a degree in a specific subject (e.g. Accounting, Risk Analyst). There are so many out there, no-one here will be bothered to list out 1000s of jobs for you. You'll just have to research on possible job that interests you, and note down the ones that interest you.
 
 
 
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