Internet Resources for Your Finance Rookie Job Search
This is an html extract from a detailed guide to the finance rookie market (pdf)

Who / What

Where / URL

Type of Information

Notes

FMA Position Listings

www.fma.org/placementindex.htm

Job listings

Updated frequently during August and September

Job Openings for Economists

www.eco.utexas.edu/AEA/joe/

Job listings

Better for economists than finance academics

Chronicle of Higher Education

chronicle.com/jobs/

Job listings

Good for finding positions at lower tier schools

Financial Economics Network

www.ssrn.com/fen/index.html

Job listings and other announcements

Part of Social Sciences Research Network

International Salary Calculator

www.homefair.com/homefair/cmr/salcalc.html

Cost of living

Compare cost-adjusted salaries for any pair of cities

USA Weather Almanac

www.usatoday.com/weather/climate/usa/wusaclim.htm

Long-term climate averages

Temps, precipitation. Useful if climate is a decision factor.

Census Tiger Map Server

www.nwbuildnet.com/nwbn/mapservice.html

Census data arranged geographically

Good for determining what the area around campus is like

Money.comís Best Places to Live

www.money.com/money/bestplaces/

Pithy descriptions of cities around the US

Get detailed summaries of 300+ US cities and towns

Directory of Finance Professionals

http://www.cob.ohio-state.edu/~fin/findir/

Comprehensive list of finance faculty

Some data out of date

Infoseekís List of US Colleges and Universities

infoseek's Colleges and Universities in the US

Very comprehensive list of institutions of higher learning

The universitiesí main home pages

Weather Underground

www.wunderground.com/US/

Current weather for any zip code

Find out the weather and pack accordingly

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

www.eeoc.gov

EEOC website

Lots of official information available here

FMA Job Interview Advice

www.fma.org/interviewthings.htm

Interview advice

Cautionary advice focused on propriety and EEOC compliance