It is extremely important to research a company before an interview. Most companies have their own websites, and employers expect a serious candidate to be prepared to discuss its contents at an interview. And don’t forget that they’ll probably research you—more and more employers use the Internet every day to screen candidates and preview résumés.
Match your interests or aptitudes to suitable occupations.
Research career trends and earnings, training and education required to succeed in a field. Understand job outlook, salary and benefit information, high-growth jobs, skills profiling and labor market information.
Seek practical on-site experience in a career field of your interest.
Research a company in order to gain perspective on how the outside world views a company vs. what’s on the company website. Gain valuable insights; view company ratings and quality ratings.
Search job postings and/or post your résumé and gain valuable advice.
Connect to professionals by joining one or more of these online communities. Give your career search the advantage of personal connections.
The Center for Career Development at Adelphi University acts only as an information service. The center does not endorse any individual employer and cautions you to ask appropriate questions to be sure that the position is right for you. The center makes no recommendations or guarantees about the positions or employers listed through our office or about those who visit campus to meet students or alumni. Students and/or alumni are responsible for verifying the credentials and integrity of the employer. Adelphi’s Center for Career Development is not responsible for safety, wages, working conditions or other aspects of off-campus employment.
These websites may contain links to other websites that are not under the control of the University or the Center for Career Development. The University and the Center for Career Development are not responsible for any error or omissions, or for the results obtained from the use of this information.
Students or alumni who discover any misuse or abuse of this website are encouraged to report the matter to the Center for Career Development as soon as possible.