You and your team have just been given the opportunity to apply for an internship with the top two leading employers in the field. You have 10 minutes to market your team to the internship panel.
Presentation (Must be 10 minutes in length)
Items to include:
If you have already identified two companies that you want to research, proceed to the Business Databases tab on this research guide and use the section under "Finding Company Information."
But if you have not, here is a strategy to identify companies of interest.
In which industry/field would you like to land for an internship? Try to avoid searching by your major (civil engineering, electrical engineering etc.). Here are some examples:
Go to the Business Databases of this guide and follow the instructions under "Identifying Companies" to search for information on these industries to find companies of interest
Note down at least two companies that you want to explore for your assignment and proceed to the “Finding Company Information” under the Business Databases tab to research your companies
Once you have gathered information from the library’s business databases, do a search on the Internet to find the home page of the companies.
Occupational Outlook Handbook The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics covers what workers do, working conditions, training and education, earnings and job prospects in a wide variety of occupations. The OOH can help you find career information on duties, education and training, pay, and outlook for hundreds of occupations.
Career Guide to Industries Descriptions of 47 industries with career information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, covers working conditions, earning outlook and training requirements. Alphabetical Index Industry Order Index
California Occupational Guides State of California Employment Development Department. Search by county and occupation