The Career Center is an excellent place to go to for assistance in your job search. They've even organized some of their resources by major and have Career Coordinators specifically focused on helping Mays Business School students!
Lots of good information on possible areas and employers you might pursue with a Finance major; also a portal with links to Professional Associations, Occupational Outlook Information, Miscellaneous Career Information and Job Postings.
A collection of Industry Market Research Reports organized by NAICS/Industry Codes. These codes are used to group types of businesses so you can find other like businesses using these codes. It is possible to search theses code.The reports are useful for understanding the current and expected trends within an industry. Each report provides detailed analysis on major industry players, industry performance, and future outlook.
The best place to find local industry information: What is the state of XYZ industry in the city or metropolitan area of ___? Ideal if you're looking into working within a particular industry and a specific and narrow geographic area.
Provides current and historical financial data, links to extensive lists of SEC filings and several years of annual reports for U.S. and non-U.S. companies. Special strengths of this database include delineations of debt and equity structure and hard to find annual reports for international companies. Allows user to download financials to Microsoft Excel.
Offers flexible searching of a collection of news and business information from authoritative sources from more than 150 countries. This collection includes the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Dow Jones and Reuters news wires, and the Associated Press. It never hurts to be informed about current events and in particular business news and events with the potential to impact your industry.
Under "Search By Content Type" choose "Dossier" under the Companies heading to locate company information. Resource provides capability to develop targeted company list based upon geographic location, size, industry, etc. Includes both articles and company information.
A social networking website that connects professionals around the world. Members can obtain industry, company, and employment insight. Great resource for learning more about a company and obtaining access to key insiders.
A social networking website that connects professionals around the world. Members can obtain industry, company, and employment insight. Great resource for learning more about a company and obtaining access to key insiders. You can also add your resume, a link to your eportfolio (if you have one) and education information to your Linkedin profile to potentially catch the eye of an employer searching the site for qualified candidates.
A more detailed salary calculator that tries to take into account years of experience, education, etc. in determining mean salary for those in YOUR particular situation/geographic area. Provides customized report page.