Career, Industry & Employer Research Tools

These research tools can help you learn more about organizations, industries and a range of career topics, providing insight that can give you a competitive edge. 

Resource Library

The Career Services Resource Library provides an easy way to search through our collection of tips, tools, links and alumni advice videos to help with everything from career exploration through on-the-job advice. 

Find Career Insights 

Enjoy free student access.

We have partnered with a hand-selected assortment of premium sites to provide free access — simply follow the log-in directions for Princeton students.

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Vault is the world’s leading source of career information to efficiently research employers, industries and career subjects. Free access for Princeton students, courtesy of the University Library. Log in to Vault

Glassdoor gives you an inside look at jobs and companies, providing anonymous reviews and salary data from employees and interview candidates. Free access for Princeton students. Go to

All Princeton undergraduates, graduate students and alumni can create a free CareerShift account to access in-depth information about contacts, get up-to-date information including e-mail addresses for millions of companies and find related job postings. Log in to CareerShift

Connect with Alumni

Alumni are an excellent resource for insight on your major, graduate or professional school or career. There are several ways for current students to connect with Princeton's network.

  • TigerNet: Search the alumni directory by employer to find alumni using the “Custom Search”. You will also find career-focused discussion groups.
  • Regional alumni associations: Find alumni in other countries or specific regions of the U.S. Contact the leadership of each to uncover social events, or to meet alumni during breaks.
  • LinkedIn Alumni Search Tools: Connect with Princeton alumni using the "alumni search" features.

Check out Industry-specific Sites

There are a variety of industry-specific job posting resources you might find helpful as you specialize your job/internship search. Career Services has curated a list to help you learn more and uncover opportunities. Explore Industries & Professions > 

Explore Other Resources

Wall Street Journal Careers 

A fabulous site for career trends, job search advice, salary information and career-related insight. View Wall Street Journal Careers

The Versatile Ph.D.

Find insight on Ph.D. career paths, resumes and cover letters by PhDs who got the job. Premium content access is provided courtesy of the Graduate School. 
Visit The Versatile Ph.D.
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Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, CareerOneStop provides resources to assist job seekers at any level in their careers. Visit CareerOneStop

My Next Move

Another U.S. Department of Labor resource, which provides three separate ways to narrow career options: by keyword, by industry and by using the O*NET Interest Profiler. Visit My Next Move


Career advice articles for jobseekers of all levels of experience with a focus on millennials. Visit LevoLeague

The Muse

Explore free career advice that includes tips on discovering your passion, and find jobs at inspiring companies that are now hiring.  Visit The Muse