1 In 2 Grads Jobless Or Underemployed

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A weak labor market has left half of young college graduates either jobless or underemployed in positions that don't fully use their skills and knowledge.

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  • The Best Career Advice For College Students: Avoid Easy Internships - Kokomo Perspective
    ... entry-level wages have plummeted and recent college grads are competing for jobs with more than 2 million of their educated and jobless peers.
    02/6/2016 - 8:05 am | View Link
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  • Can once-obscure 'borrower defense' help law grads erase student debt?
    But Above the Law says some underemployed and jobless law grads may want to apply for loan forgiveness in the program, known as “borrower defense” or “defense to repayment.” Above the Law sees a benefit beyond individual borrowers who might be able ...
    02/3/2016 - 10:45 pm | View Link
  • Jobless Grads Who Sued Law Schools Find More Rejection in Court
    Back in 2011, disgruntled law school graduates thought they found a way to recover some of their bad investment—by suing their alma maters for alleged fraud. The proposed class actions started in San Diego and spread across the country, with at least 15 ...
    10/15/2015 - 4:26 am | View Link
  • Jobless rates fall for high school grads and black Americans
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Black Americans and high school graduates fared better in the U.S. job market in September, while those without high school diplomas and recent veterans lost ground. The unemployment rate for black Americans fell to 9.2 percent, close to ...
    10/2/2015 - 5:30 pm | View Link
  • Recent university grads increasingly jobless, study shows
    Since 2006, unemployment for all university graduates has risen and their ability to find work related to their fields has dropped, shows this year’s annual graduate survey released by the Council of Ontario Universities. When accounting for inflation ...
    09/4/2014 - 2:54 pm | View Link
  • Two-thirds of grads jobless at graduation
    You might have heard that the national class of 2014 graduated with the most debt accrued out of any other classes before it. And only about one-third of those graduates walked across the stage with a job in hand. Of those graduates who had applied for a ...
    06/24/2014 - 7:31 am | View Link
  • Fact Check: Jobless college grads
    When Romney says half of graduates can't find a job, he is referring to an Associated Press survey earlier this year that concluded that about 1.5 million, or 53.6 percent, of bachelor’s degree-holders under the age of 25 last year were jobless or ...
    10/3/2012 - 3:49 pm | View Link
  • A Temporary Solution for Jobless College Grads
    The latest jobs report is in, and the employment picture is still bleak, especially for those just emerging from college. More than two million college graduates are now unemployed and millions more are underemployed. According to a recent Wall Street ...
    07/16/2012 - 8:24 am | View Link
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  • Jobless Bloggers
    Survey Shows Most 2014 College Grads Are Under-Employed Sixty-five percent of recent college grads are employed, 4 percent are in internships, and 31 percent are not ...
    02/14/2016 - 1:00 am | View Website
  • Generation Jobless (2014)
    There was a time when a University degree assured you a of good job, good pay and a comfortable life. Not any more. Today, the unemployment rate for young people in ...
    02/13/2016 - 2:51 pm | View Website
  • Jobless Graduates Who Sued Law Schools Find Little Success ...
    Disgruntled law-school graduates who filed suits accusing their alma maters of deceiving them about their chances of landing a well-paying job haven’t had much ...
    10/15/2015 - 3:16 pm | View Website
  • Jobless Grads Who Sued Law Schools Find More Rejection in ...
    Back in 2011, disgruntled law school graduates thought they found a way to recover some of their bad investment—by suing their alma maters for alleged fraud.
    10/15/2015 - 11:20 am | View Website
  • The Job Market Discriminates Against Black College Grads
    While it's tough out there for all recent college grads, a new study finds that African-Americans face a particularly difficult situation when it comes to ...
    05/19/2014 - 10:05 pm | View Website
  • Millennial College Graduates: Young, Educated, Jobless
    These grads are facing the longest sustained period of unemployment in history.
    03/19/2014 - 7:57 pm | View Website
  • For nursing jobs, new grads need not apply
    Registered nurses fresh out of school are coming across thousands of job postings with an impossible requirement: "no new grads."
    01/14/2013 - 8:38 pm | View Website
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