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Career Change & Occupational Information: Vault - (Career Insider)

Resources for finding career change and occupational information.

Vault (formerly Career Insider)

Research an industry, company, or profession on Vault (Career Insider). This database provides articles, career guides, industry guides, and company & employer profiles. Find Industry overviews, career paths, salary ranges, industry outlook, and more. Library users must create an account with their name and email address to access the database and to download Vault Guides. **Patrons should read this resource's Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy before searching.** Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this database is temporarily accessible outside the library with your NYPL card and PIN.

Follow the steps below to research an industry company or find occupational information.

Company Rankings, Company Reviews and Internship Programs

Vault's Best Companies to Work For

Search the Vault Rankings section for the best companies to work for and for best internships in industries such as Advertising & Marketing, Accounting, Banking, Consulting, Consumer Services, Consumer Products, Energy, Law, Technology. Every year, Vault surveys thousands of full-time professionals and interns. From the results of these surveys, Vault ranks the top employers and internship programs in various industries in prestige, diversity, quality of life, and overall best companies to work for.


Vault Employer Guides (eBooks)

Employer Vault Guides are ebooks that list and rank top companies in a specific industry to work for, such as the Vault Guide to the Top 50 Banking Employers.


The employer Vault Guide describes the company's hiring process, culture, compensation, diversity, training, green practices, business outlook, and more. It is also ranked in terms of prestige on a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the most prestigious.

Vault Career Guides (eBooks)

Vault Career Guides are ebooks that offer an industry insider's view of what it takes to land a job in your chosen profession or occupation. They include a comprehensive overview of the industry and expert advice and tips for finding job opportunities, networking, preparing your cover letter and resume, interviewing, and keeping current on industry news and trends. 


Each Vault Career Guide includes:

The Scoop: Everything you need to know about what your industry does, its history, who works in it, and where it's going.

Getting Hired: Practical information on researching potential employers, networking, interviewing and getting in the door.

On the Job: A look at life on the job and the industry culture.

Talk Like a Pro: A glossary of industry jargon and key terms.

Resources: Associations, organizations, websites, and other resources to help you plan and advance your career.