Career Research

Online Resources

» is a community of top Gen Y thought leaders, forward-thinking organizations and everyone else who realizes that the way we define ourselves in both work and in life needs to change.


» Career Resources

Wetfeet is an outstanding resource for all of your career research needs. It includes company and industry profiles, career field statistics and information, and related articles about the job search.


» Occupational Outlook Handbook

An outstanding resource of job descriptions, salary information, and outlook data posted by the U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.


» Major to Career Converter's Major to Career Converter produces a list of job titles based on your major, then allows you to search for available jobs with titles chosen from the list.


» ReferenceUSA

ReferenceUSA is an Internet-based reference service from the Library Division of infoUSA. The site was designed for use as a reference tool in libraries and is continually enhanced based upon suggestions from librarians and library patrons. It is the No. 1 source of information on businesses and people for researchers, students, job seekers and government agencies.


» Vault

There's a reason why Fortune recently called Vault "The best place on the Web to prepare for a job search."

Vault's services, offered exclusively to the Tulane community, include:

  • Carefully researched and continually updated "insider" information on over 3,000 companies and 70 industries.
  • The Vault Career Library is Vault's best-selling collection of more than 80 career guides and employer profiles, covering a wide range of industries. These include accounting, advertising, biotech, fashion, media, investment management, real estate, venture capital, and many more.
  • An extensive free job board with thousands of top job openings. (Ranked a "Top 5" job board by PC Week.)
  • And much more!


City Town Info contains a Career Directory that offers an extensive set of employment data organized by both profession and city location. Students can explore career options by:

  • Finding cities offering the strongest opportunities for a selected profession.
  • Finding professions in a city paying the best relative to national trends and that are most popular.
  • Learning about a city's demographics, economics, culture, schools, housing, climate, and more.
  • Discovering new relocation possibilities through CityTownInfo's innovative PlaceMatch feature.

Other Resources

» Career Fairs & Events
Make sure to attend these great opportunities to meet employers, network, and refine your career development skills. Don't be afraid to ask those at the event about their field! Their experience may help narrow down your career decisions.

Tulane University Career Center, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5107