Industry Research by Major

One of the best places to start looking into future careers is to see the companies who are hiring those who have majored in your area(s) of interest! We have two excellent resources to begin your research:


Vault provides in-depth intelligence on what it’s really like to work within an industry, company, or profession—and how to position yourself to launch and build the career you want. Create an account with your Mount Holyoke email address for free access to their in-depth career e-books, an internship database, discussion boards, articles about companies, careers, and industries, and more.


Buzzfile pulls industry data from a variety of sources and presents it in a way that's easy to access and understand. The list below is a powerful tool to research industries and employers in the United States.

To begin, simply click on your major of interest and follow the prompts to narrow down your list. Once you get to the employer level, you can find information like the year founded, size, revenue, contact information, and similar companies.

Please note: the majors and results are not MHC specific.