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Job Search, Interviewing, and Compensation

Key resources for your job and internship search provided by NYU Libraries.

Why Build a Target Company List?

  • Create a data-rich and data-driven approach to finding/prioritizing opportunities.
  • Surface companies of interest that may not immediately come to mind.
  • Work with the unique needs of your life situation / job hunt.
  • Discover more opportunities (especially when recruiting off campus or changing careers/industries).

Where to Build a List

The resources below allow you to build lists of companies based on the data points that are most important to you. Results can be exported into Excel for further analysis and manipulation.




Research tip: These products can also be used to do a deep dive into foundational company information to help prepare for interviews.

Find Employer Rankings in Firsthand

Looking for best employer lists? Firsthand's "Vault" rankings are based on exclusive insider information from verified employees and interns. Each year, Firsthand surveys thousands of full-time professionals and interns. From the results of these surveys, they rank the top employers and internship programs in various industries in prestige, diversity, quality of life, and overall best companies to work for. Click on "Careers" in the left-hand nav to browse rankings.

Top-Level Categories:

  • Accounting
  • Advertising & Marketing
  • Banking
  • Consulting
  • Consumer Services
  • Consumer Product
  • Energy
  • Internships
  • Law
  • Technology