Anchored by a rich history in manufacturing, logistics, headquarters and business services, automotive, and more, the Columbus Region is also on the country’s leading edge with advanced industries such as retail and e-commerce, IT, cybersecurity, finance, and more.
The Way Factory: Case Interview Preparation
The Way Factory provides you with the tools to lead you to a career that's in alignment with your personal objectives and aspirations.
Site includes helpful information for a federal job search. Learn more about agencies, careers based on your field of interest, and helpful information about applying for a federal job or internship.
Resource provides comprehensive company and industry information. Valuable tool to use when preparing for interviews and career fairs or for identifying companies related to your career interest. Select the Build A List tab to search using specific criteria.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Resource provides helpful information about occupations including training/education required, expected job prospects, related occupations and what a typical day might consist of.
Nexis Uni (Formerly LexisNexis)**
Excellent resource to use when preparing for interviews and career fairs. Search within the Get Company Info tab to access financial information, staff e-mail addresses, and news articles for a particular company or nonprofit organization. View the Nexis Uni tutorial videos here.
View company salaries, reviews, and interviews posted anonymously by employees at over 32,000 U.S. companies. Creating a free account with your @osu.edu email address allows you unlimited access to this information.
News coverage of the Central Ohio business community, including scheduled networking events. Use to also access online business newspapers for 39 other U.S. cities.
Merchant Web Reports**
Excellent resource to use when preparing for interviews and career fairs. Click on the “Search Merchant WebReports” tab, then use the Industry Report Search tab to access overviews of 24 major industries, which include listings of leading companies, and descriptions of market trends.
Service for storing and delivering recommendation letters that have been written on your behalf. Fee based service, but some faculty and staff require students to have an Interfolio account for the letters they provide.
A free career community that empowers job seekers with jobs, reviews, and salaries, along with hundreds of great career advice articles
Buzzfile Employers by Major
Designed to enable students and alumni to immediately identify and research thousands of potential employers for each of over 150 majors
BestColleges.com Career Guide for Students with Disabilities
Provides career planning resources for students with disabilities who are just beginning their job search.
The Columbus Region
A great resource for conducting industry specific research in Columbus. Columbus 2020 serves as the economic development organization for the 11-county Columbus Region, working in partnership with state and local partners to generate opportunity and build capacity for economic growth.
A comprehensive site dedicated to providing both career advice via blogs and career coaches. The site also provide job searching and industry specific content for technology and marketing.
**Ohio State Library Resource; access is restricted to Ohio State students, faculty, staff and to those with guest authentication.