Vault Guides

Vault (formerly known as Career Insider) is a large database of career information that will make your efforts at researching employers, industries, and career subjects easier and more efficient. You can download more than 50 career guides covering topics such as Resumes and Cover Letters, and industries such as Banking, Consulting, Human Resource, Marketing and Technology. The database also provides research information on more than 4,000 employers, including top local employers like CapitaLand, OCBC, and SingTel as well as large global employers like Microsoft, IBM and Procter & Gamble. Career advice articles on topics like Interview Thank You Letters, Internships and Job Search Tactics are also available.

To access Vault, you must register for an account using our campus login and your NTU email address.

Guides
Review & Rankings of Companies
Industries & Professions
Career Advice Blog

Called “Cliffs Notes For Careers” by Forbes Magazine, it is a source of insider information on career. Vault Guides are available in PDF or EPUB format.

Industry Guides

Called “Cliffs Notes For Careers” by Forbes Magazine, it is a major source of insider information on careers. Vault surveys and interviews thousands of employees each year to give readers the inside scoop on industries and specific employers. More than 100 guides (200-300 pages) on top careers and employers are available. Vault Guides are available in PDF or EPUB format.

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Vault Guide to Accounting Jobs
Vault Guide to Actuarial Careers
Vault Guide to Advertising and Marketing Jobs
Vault Guide to Aerospace Jobs
Vault Guide to Allied Health Care Careers
Vault Guide to Alternative Energy Jobs
Vault Guide to Banking and Financial Services Jobs
Vault Guide to the Top Banking Employers, Asia Pacific Edition
Vault Guide to Business Administration Jobs
Vault Guide to Coaching and Fitness Jobs
Vault Guide to Computer Software Jobs
Vault Guide to Consulting Jobs
Vault Guide to Consumer Goods Production and Sales Jobs
Vault Guide to the Top 10 Consulting Firms, 2015 Asia Pacific Edition
Vault Guide to Education Jobs
Vault Guide to Energy Jobs
Vault Guide to the Top Energy, Oil and Gas Employers
Vault Guide to Engineering Jobs
Vault Guide to Environmental Careers
Vault Guide to Fashion and Apparel Jobs
Vault Guide to Green Programs
Vault Guide to Health Care Management Jobs
Vault Guide to Hospitality Jobs
Vault Guide to Insurance Jobs
Vault Guide to Internet Services and Security Jobs
Vault Guide to Information Technology Jobs
Vault Guide to Investment Management Jobs
Vault Guide to Journalism Jobs
Vault Guide to the Top 50 Management and Strategy Consulting Firms, 2015 Edition
Vault Guide to Mathematics and Physics Jobs
Vault Guide to Media and Entertainment Jobs
Vault Guide to Nonprofit Jobs
Vault Guide to Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology Jobs
Vault Guide to Public Relations Jobs
Vault Guide to Real Estate Jobs
Vault Guide to Sales Jobs
Vault Guide to Social Media Jobs
Vault Guide to Telecommunications Jobs
Vault Guide to the Top Tech Employers
Vault Guide to Technology Careers
Vault Guide to Travel and Leisure Jobs
Vault Career Guide to Accounting
Vault Career Guide to Advertising
Vault Career Guide to Consulting
Vault Career Guide to Energy
Vault Career Guide to Hedge Funds
Vault Career Guide to Insurance
Vault Career Guide to the Internet and Social Media
Vault Career Guide to Investment Banking, 2013 Asia Pacific Edition
Vault Career Guide to Investment Management
Vault Career Guide to Media and Entertainment
Vault Career Guide to Nonprofit Careers
Vault Career Guide to Pharmaceuticals and Biotech
Vault Career Guide to Private Equity
Vault Career Guide to Private Wealth Management
Vault Career Guide to Public Relations
Vault Career Guide to Sales and Trading
Vault Career Guide to Venture Capital, 4th Edition

Advice Guides

Vault Guide to the Case Interview
Vault Case Interview Practice Guide 2: More Case Interviews
Vault Guide to Finance Interviews
Vault Guide to Advanced Finance and Quantitative Interviews
Vault Finance Interviews Practice Guide
Vault Guide to Private Equity and Hedge Fund Interviews
Vault Guide to Resumes, Cover Letters, and Interviews
Vault Guide to Schmoozing

Education Guides
MBA Career Bible
Vault Guide to Top Internships, 2015 Edition

Read independent company profiles of major employers produced by Vault editors. You can research more than 4,000 major employers, including many recently added Singapore-based employers such as CapitaLand, DBS, Keppel Group, Singapore Airlines, as well as large global employers like Deloitte, Nestle and IBM.

Use the ‘Find a Company

Get research information on specific industries and occupations in the Asia-Pacific, China, India, Australia, the US and UK. Industry overviews include the accounting, banking, consulting, engineering, human resource, ICT, media & advertising, pharmaceuticals, technology & telecommunications, tourism & hospitality and venture capital sectors. In addition, read profiles of more than 50 professions and occupations, and gain insights about potential careers through more than 2800 Vault occupation surveys.

Use the ‘Find a Profession

Research Industries

A Day in the Life Of…

Alternative Energy
Casinos and Casino Hotels
Comic Books and Graphic Novels
Computer and Video Game Design
Cosmetology
Earth Sciences
Elder Care
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Science and Conservation
Fashion and Apparel
Film
Fitness and Sports Training and Coaching
Foreign Languages and Studies
Internet Content
Museums and Cultural Centers
Photography
Recording Industry
Security and Investigation
Shipping
Social Media
Social Sciences
Social Services
Toys and Games
Travel and Leisure
Waste Management
A Day in the Life: Analyst in a Quantitative Analytics Group (Energy)
A Day in the Life: Analyst, Goldman Sachs
A Day in the Life: Analyst, Investment Banking, Hong Kong
A Day in the Life: Assistant Brand Manager
A Day in the Life: Book Editor
A Day in the Life: Book Marketing Manager
A Day in the Life: Commercial Real Estate Sales Agent
A Day in the Life: Communications Consultant, Humana
A Day in the Life: Consulting Firm Analyst in Singapore
A Day in the Life: Consulting Firm Associate in Shanghai, China
A Day in the Life: Digital Content Editor
A Day in the Life: Entry-Level Scientist
A Day in the Life: Entry-Level Scientist in Biotech
A Day in the Life: Equities Sales-Trader
A Day in the Life: Fashion Buyer, DKNY
A Day in the Life: Fashion Inventory Planning
A Day in the Life: Fashion Product Manager
A Day in the Life: Hedge Funds Investor Relations
A Day in the Life: International MBA Nonprofit Consultant
A Day in the Life: Internet Company CEO/Founder
A Day in the Life: Investment Banking Analyst
A Week in the Life: Investment Banking Analyst
A Day in the Life: Investment Banking Sales
A Day in the Life: IT Project Manager
A Day in the Life: Network News Producer
A Day in the Life: Newly Hired Insurance Actuary
A Day in the Life: Plant Engineer, Janssen Cilag
A Day in the Life: Policy Analyst in a Nonprofit Advocacy Group (Energy)
A Day in the Life: Product Manager, L’Oreal
A Day in the Life: Software Developer
A Day in the Life: Software Programmer
A Day in the Life: Trainee, Ernst & Young

Read more than 1,000 career and industry advice articles as well as articles on job search covering interviews, resumes, cover letters, job offers and internships. Watch Vault’s video guide on video resumes and other videos on job search and interview advice. Then take a walk through actual days in the lives of professionals in top careers with Vault’s Day in the Life profiles.

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