Academic major and career profiles
Career Profiles - explore careers and learn about resumes, interviews, salaries, and benefits
College Board Career Browser - major and career profiles
College majors and career options - from the Rutgers University department of Career Services - a list of academic majors and a sample of related occupations and types of employers
Major resource kits - from the University of Delaware Career Services Center, this site offers information about academic majors, career options, and important things to consider during college
O*Net Online - created for the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment & Training Administration, this site offers occupational information; use the advanced search to find jobs that use certain abilities, knowledge, tools, software, and skills, or jobs that focus on certain values or interests
Finding information about colleges & universities
Some College Career Centers in New Jersey
Career outlook, data, and research
Career OneStop - sponsored by the U. S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, Career OneStop provides information about occupations, wages, state labor markets, and industries.
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Information from the U.S. Government on employment, labor trends, regional economics, industries, and more.
Career Guide to Industries
Information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics on careers in specific industries.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Information from the U.S. Government on the future of occupations. Includes occipation descriptions, salary ranges, and projections about future demand. Links to professional organizations' websites are available for learning more.
Plunkett Research Online - job market analysis, employer and industry search, job seeker resources and tools (library subscription database)
Employment and Industry Trends
From the Riley Guide, a directory of employment and career information sources and services.
Company and industry research
ABI/Inform - now available through ProQuest Central (library subscription database)
Business Source Premier - company & industry analysis, academic journal papers, business news, SWOT analyses, market research reports (library subscription database)
Datamonitor Reports via Business Source Premier: Click on Company Profiles in the blue toolbar at the top of the page. Included: SWOT analyses, company profiles, histories, biographies, subsidiaries, more (library subscription database)
Gartner Research (IT) - access provided by the Stevens Office of Information Technology
Hoover's Company Records - company info, financials, competitors, company histories, products & services (library subscription database)
Lexis Nexis Academic - SEC filings, company information, business news, international newspapers, newswires, annual reports, more (library subscription database)
National Newspapers - U.S. newspapers (library subscription database)
Plunkett Research - industry research, job searching, market research, and report building (library subscription database)
ProQuest Central - includes ABI/Inform, trade publications, journal papers, business news, academic journal papers, sci/tech news (library subscription database)
Who's Who on the Web - biographical information on notable individuals in diverse fields (library subscription database)
Stevens library research guides & resources
Subject guides - library research databases tailored to the needs of specific academic disciplines
Encyclopedia of Associations - three-volume print set located in the library's third floor Reference section; search for professional organizations associated with a career path or general interest: Call number Ref HS17 .G32 2008 vols. 1, 2, 3
Reference and Research Services
Samuel C. Williams Library
Stevens Institute of Technology