Research Employers, Cities, and States



Knowledge of companies and industries is an important part of your career exploration and preparation for interviewing.  Go directly to the website of the company you want to learn about or go to one the sites below to learn about a wide range of employers.

  • Hoover's Online: vast amounts of information. Go to browse companies A-Z, or browse by geography or industry.
  • Fortune 500: all you need to know about the main players in the business world.
  • Wetfeet: company profiles by industry.
  • Glassdoor:  students, gain full access to a free career community that offers an inside look at jobs and companies. Glassdoor features "employee generated content" – anonymous salaries, company reviews, interview questions, and more – all posted by employees, job seekers, and sometimes the companies themselves. With nearly 3 million salaries and reviews, you have all the information you might need to make your next career decision.


This site will help you research just about any city in the U.S.: