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Careers and Jobs

Resources to assist University of Melbourne students with career planning and job hunting.

Researching companies and industries using Library and other resources

Researching industries

The resources featured on this page will help you:

  • identify the major companies and competitors in industries of interest
  • understand how the industry is performing financially including future growth prospects
  • learn about key challenges the industry is facing

Why research industries? Our top 3 reasons...

  1. Include specific statistics in your job application.
  2. Demonstrate industry knowledge in your interview responses.
  3. Prepare relevant and insightful questions you can ask recruiters at your interview
    (no awkward silence when they ask for your questions).

Databases for researching industries