## Career interview: Research mathematician

Submitted by Marianne on September 6, 2010We talk to young mathematicians during lunch at the

International Congress of Mathematicians.

This career interview is a podcast!

Why do people become mathematicians? What's it like being one and what are the perks of a job in academia? We talk to young mathematicians at the International Congress of Mathematicians, as well as to established research mathematician Larry Guth, to find out.

### More from Maths Careers

You can find out more about careers with mathematics on the Maths Careers website, which is run by the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications. In particular you might want to look at these career profiles on the Maths Careers site: