Career Center

Employer and Salary Information

Finding the job or internship that matches your skills and talents requires preparation and research. We have a variety of resources and advice to help.

Finding the Right Company for You

Many employers offer tuition reimbursement as a benefit to attract top workers. Do your research ahead of time and search on their website or ask their human resources department if this is a benefit.

Review our Strategies and Tips for information on identifying job scams.

Research Employers

  • Better Business Bureau - Business search by state, city or zip code for company ratings.
  • Buzzfile - National database of top employers by major.
  • Federal Trade Commission - Consumer information on how to avoid scams and rip-offs, and tips on other consumer topics.
  • Ripoff Report - Search companies that you might be concerned of their legitimacy.
  • USA.gov - Index of state and local consumer agencies.
  • Vault/Firsthand - Research industries, careers, companies and more.

Understanding Starting Salaries and Benefits

Now that you have a job offer on the table, you may think you can relax...

Stop and Think Again!

Understanding the Proposed Salary and Benefits

Know Yourself and the Market

Rehearse Your Response

Remember that Employment is an Ongoing Relationship

Salary Resources

Handling Relocation

  • The Riley Guide — An extensive collection of resources on moving and relocation guides, cost of living and demographics, school and health care directories, and real estate.
  • Cost of Living Calculator — Compare statistics of up to 4 cities side-by-side. Review demographics, cost of living and employment data simultaneously.
  • In My Area - Relocating post graduation? In My Area offers services to install internet and home security. Type in your address and search for the best price.
  • Rent.com — Find apartments all over the country.
  • RENTCafé.com - RENTCafé offers apartment seekers a quick, easy to use, and accessible resource to begin relocation.

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