Careers Research Guide

Designed to help you learn more about career options as well as to successfully complete a job search.

Online Resource Suggestions

For additional research strategies and further links, consult the Companies Research Guide and the Industries & Markets Research Guide .

If interested in starting your own business, check out the Entrepreneurship Research Guide.

If preparing for an interview, consider using the Company Research Worksheet to cover key aspects of the company and its primary industry.. Interview Planning Worksheet (Excel download) is located in top right box on this page.

Database Access

Restricted database - current students, staff and faculty

Restricted: Only current SMU students, faculty, & staff. Certificate students and alumni do not have permission to use these resources.

EZ database - off campus access using 8-digit SMU ID & password

EZ: Off-campus access using 8-digit SMU ID & password. Access these databases - anytime, anywhere.

In Business Library only database

In Library Only: Accessible only on Business Library computers and are not accessible via wireless connections. A valid SMU ID should be presented to receive a placard that must be displayed while using the computer.

Interview Planning

Employer and Company Rankings

Resources in Print & Online

Business Library Workshops

Register for and learn more about Business Library workshops, led by Business Library librarians, that focus on the information you will need to successfully complete your research.

Business Library Workshops: