Originally presented: Garritano, J.R. “Teaching Students to Use Company and Industry Information during Their Job Search.” American Chemical Society 235th National Meeting. New Orleans, LA, April 2008.


Libraries and educational institutions provide access to a wide variety of resources that are useful in investigating potential employers, preparing for interviews, and predicting trends in industry. However, often this information is not found in traditional scientific and tech. resources that many chem. and chem. engineering students are familiar with using. This paper will present a no. of strategies for using company and industry resources to look at financial information, industry developments, and opinions of current employees, among other attributes, to better help student prep. themselves for the job market. [ACS Abstract]

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