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General Information Sites
Banking and Financial Services
Public Relations
Marketing, including Sales
Venture Capital
Summer Business Programs
Company Research

General Information sites

Careers for Numbers People
Is a career in numbers right for you?

Careers in Business

"Careers in Business is designed to help job-seekers select a satisfying career in the business world". 
A career guide for executives--and future executives--from the Wall Street Journal. 

Fortune 500
Lists the world's largest and most influential companies 
Get the latest business news, do research, check the message boards and get information on IPO's.

Masters in Accounting
A guide to advanced degrees in accounting and accounting careers.

SmartMoney is one of the most creative financial sites on the Web -- full of vivid, interactive graphics and clever tools. Contains plenty of the standard news, market data and investor ed.

Spotlight on Careers
The premier career resource for liberal arts students!  A website developed by the Liberal Arts Career Network (LACN), a consortium of which Middlebury is a member.

Banking & Financial Services 
" innovative online career matchmaking and networking site designed specifically for professionals in the Financial Services Industry".
A financial news aggregator that links to breaking market news, insightful finance blog posts, and important market analysis. Financial links are updated several times per hour with the most pertinent and provocative articles covering the stock market, fixed income markets, economy, federal reserve, personal finance, hedge funds, technology, online investing, politics, Wall Street and international markets. We were voted Favorite Financial Website by CNBC. 

Job Openings for Economists
Searchable database with academic and non-academic opportunities, primarily for graduate level applicants
OneWire Finance – is the leading online Career Management Tool that creates precise connections between individuals and opportunities. The world’s top financial services firms are currently using OneWire to hire candidates for open positions (including entry level positions). To be considered, you can create a profile on 

Spotlight on Careers: Finance, Investment Banking
The premier career resource for liberal arts students!  A website developed by the Liberal Arts Career Network (LACN), a consortium of which Middlebury is a member. offers a wide variety of finance workshops  including valuation, accounting and modeling.  

Wall Street Oasis – The latest business and financial news affecting Wall Street. Ranks the top firms and provides extensive insider intelligence on the field. – Breaking financial, business and economic news worldwide.

Wall Street Journal

The Economist

Ellevate – Started by a group of former Goldman Sachs female professionals, this is a unique networking organization for women interested in finance and business.

OneWire Finance: Precise Career Connections -  Upload your profile and define your parameters for the types of firms and opportunities you are willing to consider, and OneWire will filter out the rest. Preferences can include firms, location, compensation range, number of employees, and assets under management. Hiring managers establish their own criteria and search for candidates who are ranked by percent match. It’s up to you whether you continue or decline the connection.

Yahoo! Finance 
A great portal with loads of financial content, from news to bill paying, a great detachable portfolio applet and a highly customizable interface.

Public Relations

Council of Public Relations Firms Career Center
An organization of public relations firms. 

The Public Relations Society of America (PRSA)
The Public Relations Society of America is the world's largest organization of public relations practitioners.

Spotlight on Careers: Public Relations
The premier career resource for liberal arts students!  A website developed by the Liberal Arts Career Network (LACN), a consortium of which Middlebury is a member.

Marketing, including Sales

American Marketing Association
The AMA is the world's largest and most comprehensive professional society of marketers. This web site provides a search engine for job openings in addition to links for magazines, journals, and books that cater to specific marketing industries. 

Careers in Marketing
Links to Internet and hard copy resources on finding a rewarding job in the world of marketing.

Spotlight on Careers: Sales and Marketing
The premier career resource for liberal arts students!  A website developed by the Liberal Arts Career Network (LACN), a consortium of which Middlebury is a member.

Venture Capital helps entrepreneurs and investors create, build, and fund promising early-stage technology companies.

DowJones VentureOne

Summer Business Programs

Please note that Middlebury does not endorse any of these programs; they are simply provided as a reference for the types of summer programs that are available.

Download the handout with a variety of summer business programs listed for a side-by-side view.

Skills. Expertise. Confidence.

Dartmouth: Tuck Business Bridge Program 
Students in this "mini MBA" program spend four weeks developing business basics. 

Harvard HBX CORe: The Language of Business


Stanford Summer Institute for General Management

University of Chicago Booth School Summer Business Scholars Program

Berkeley: Haas Summer BASE Program 

An intensive, six-week, summer educational experience for non business majors that includes an integrated curriculum of finance, marketing, and management.

University of Virginia McIntire Business Institute

Vanderbilt Accelerator Summer Business Institute

The Fullbridge Program prepares motivated, high-potential college and university students and recent graduates to successfully transition between traditional education and the complex demands of the modern workplace.

Company Research

Hoover's Online: The Business Network (for-fee membership)
Stay on top of current business news, hot companies, and career information here. 

Wright Research Center
Detailed Analysis of over 20,000 companies.