Resources for targeting employers
- Mergent Intellect - Contains worldwide business information that enables companies to generate insightful business intelligence. Provides access to private and public U.S and international business data, industry news, facts and figures, executive contact information, the ability to access industry profiles and much more. Review our how-to handout. If you are connected from off-campus, you must have your browser set up to use the library proxy server. Learn how to connect to the proxy server.
- Uniworld – Great for students targeting international businesses
A resource for identifying U.S. firms with offices in countries of interest and for foreign firms with U.S. locations.
This online database contains country-specific career and employment resources, corporate profiles for key employers around the world, and over 600,000 international internship and job listings. Access GoingGlobal through Handshake. (Within Handshake, select the "Career Center" menu and the "Resources" menu item.) Review an online training video.
- H1database – Great for international students
Provided through the Foreign Labor Certification Data Center, this website lists companies that have applied for work visas for full-time applicants. Inclusion within this list does not indicate whether the application was successful, but it does indicate that the employer was willing to pursue this course of action for a past applicant and that they may have experience with the visa application process. Results will download into an Access database.
- Media-provided employer lists: Newspaper and journal publications will often develop lists based on specific criteria such as best places to work, green employers, etc. If you are targeting a specific geographic area, these lists can be helpful in learning more about possible employers.
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