Employer research helps you to identify companies that do the types of things that you are interested in doing, as well as, gives you access to information that will be valuable to share with employers when you are networking and applying for positions. Once you have identified companies of interest, you can connect with employees at each company on LinkedIn.


Local Employer Information


Worldwide Employer Databases

Accessed through OSU Libraries (you may need to login to utilize resources)

  • Lexis Nexis: Comprehensive index to newspaper and magazine articles, radio and TV shows, legal material and other reference sources
  • Mergent Online: Information on approximately 15,000 US companies and 20,000 non-US based corporations


Industry Information