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CareerInsider

CareerInsider is powered by Vault and provides students with the intelligence you need for the career you want.  The online career library includes resources for job searches, industry and career research, educational opportunities and more.  Particularly good for those seeking careers in finance, consulting, accounting and related functions.

Accessing CareerInsider:
The American University, Kogod School of Business in conjunction with vault.com has arranged for you to have free, unrestricted privileges to the largest most comprehensive online career resource available. To access this content, you must login to CareerSource and click the Vault link under Job Search Tools.

Why Vault?

Vault provides users with insider information on various industries and employers. The site's "Industry Guides" provide in-depth information on numerous fields including accounting, consulting, marketing, investment banking, international development, and more. In these guides, you will learn about life in a given industry and obtain tips for how to break into the field. To identify Industry guides, click "Download Guides" in the upper left corner. Then under "Browse Categories" you will find all the guides in the Vault database. When you click "Industry Guides" you are taken to a list of over 40 guides for you to download (below).

In addition, Vault's "Employer Guides" (found under "Download Guides" on the main page) provide users with insight into top employers with information on top employers in fields of interest. The guides are broken out into different industrial areas and give company information like locations, statistics and insiders thoughts and views about the organization.

Creating a Vault Account

Registering for Vault is a simple and free process accessible through Kogod CareerSource.  To register, please follow the following steps:

  1. Login into Kogod CareerSource and click on Vault under the "Job Search Tools" section of your homepage
  2. Under the "New to Career Insider?" section, click on "Create an Account."
  3. Enter required information including your status, first/last name, username, password, and geographical information.  Feel free to share any additional optional information as you desire.