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The main career library in 103 Barnes Hall serves all Cornell students. It consists of information on law schools, medical schools, and other graduate programs; and test prep materials.

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Buzzfile. Use this comprehensive business information database, with its interactive screening engine and smart filters. Buzzfile empowers users to search through 18 million U.S. businesses and compile highly targeted prospect lists. Allowing users to find all relevant prospects and filter out the noise with minimal time and effort. Users can search by employer, contact, location, distance, employees, revenue, sector, industry, or demographic information. We recommend starting by searching for employers by major to discover potential career paths that Cornell students might follow.

Cornell University Library. Search the Cornell University Library for resources. It holds over 8 million volumes and over a million ebooks. With close to 5 million journal article downloads per year and 91 percent of the 120,000 current serial titles available online, the Library's digital collection continues to grow at a rapid pace.

Educate to Career Salary Calculator. The ETC Salary Calculators are provided in partnership with Job Search Intelligence (JSI). Using patents pending algorithms, the salary calculators create reliable compensation values from datasets which are proprietary to JSI and are derived from: U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Federal Reserve, National Center for Education Statistics, and proprietary resources.

Experience Cornell. Search this Cornell site, a gateway to experiences on- and off-campus, which includes research opportunities, internship programs, and information on fellowships, and more.

Firsthand (formerly Vault; for current students only). Access resources to explore a variety of professions/industries and learn how to craft effective application materials. Review the downloadable VAULT Guides to broaden your knowledge on topics including consulting, law, finance, interviewing, graduate schools, top employers, and more. Click "Get Started" to create your account.

Glassdoor. One of the world’s largest job and recruiting sites, Glassdoor is built on the foundation of increasing workplace transparency. It offers millions of the latest job listings, combined with a growing database of employer reviews, CEO approval ratings, salary reports, interview reviews and questions, benefits reviews, office photos, and more. Unlike other job sites, all of this information is shared by those who know a company best—the employees.

JGSM (Management School) Library. Access over 70 databases such as Factiva to review comprehensive company profiles, create lists of potential employers, and stay current on global and business news. 

Parker Dewey. Students from all majors can execute professional assignments to build and demonstrate skills while exploring a variety of career paths.

SkillsFirst offers a complete set of career preparation tools to help you navigate the hiring funnel and land a job. Create modern, keyword-optimized resumes and cover letters tailored for specific job descriptions. Develop an effective and engaging elevator pitch. Gain confidence and improve your interview skills with our video curriculum and complete interview practice tools. Getting Started with SkillsFirst

The Forage. Allows students to take courses from large companies such as Deloitte, Citi, BCG and GE. The course, is designed in collaboration with a particular company and Forage, and gives students a chance to explore what a career would look like at their firm before the internship or entry-level application process opens.