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Beat the Competition! Using Library Resources to Land Your Dream Job or Internship: Market Data

Think our databases are just for research papers? Think again! Beat the job-market competition by using our databases to research your prospective employers.

Market Data

Prove to your prospective employers that you're thoroughly knowledgeable about the current and future state of the market for his or her company's goods or services by using the resources below. 

Industry Codes

When researching markets within a particular industry, having the corresponding NAICS code(s) can be very helpful. To locate the NAICS code for your industry of interest, see the link below. 

Looking for Market and/or Industry Information?

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The following databases contain market data. For access and a quick guide to starting your market research, click the links below or use the drop-down menu above. 

What To Look For:

Sometimes, databases use different terms to describe the same types of items. If you're researching a particular market in the databases above, you'll want to look for market reports,market researchmarket profilesindustry profiles, or industry reports. These documents will contain key information about markets, such as the current health of specific markets and forecasts for the future of those markets. 

Note to Alumni

Due to licensing issues, only current students, faculty, and staff have remote access to library databases. However, alumni are welcome to visit any of our four library locations to use electronic resources on-site. Resources available to alumni remotely are available here.

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