Great Resources to Conduct Industry and Company Research

Staff Picks

The resources below are available, at no charge, to you as a student to conduct company research. Easy to use and very useful.  Request passwords to log in and get started! Check out the Resources tab!

VAULT

  • The guides are a great way to get a sense of an industry, industry outlook, and what to expect during your search process.

  • The Plus section lists professional Associations, current trends and issues in the industry. Companies are grouped by industry and offer information on rankings from best firms to work for, to regions of the country you might be targeting.

HOOVERS

  • Powered by Dun and Bradstreet, the “Build A List” feature gives you the ability to sort through companies listed within this database for areas such as company location, company size and even IPO data.

  • Type into the search database and an easy to use infographic either about an industry, company or person containing key information is generated.

GLASSDOOR

  • Look inside companies including company reviews, salary reports, interview reviews and questions, in addition to job postings.

  • Use it as a resource to learn more about companies for networking, interview preparation, and job acceptance decisions.

By Trisha Doyle
Trisha Doyle Career Coach and Student Help Desk Manager Trisha Doyle