Cornell Grads Find Fewer Jobs, Earn Less Than In Previous Years

06/19/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • The Cornell Daily Sun

Only half of Cornell's class of 2009 found employment within six months of graduation, according to a survey recently released by Cornell Career Services, The employment rate is down 5.2 percent from the survey's estimates for the class of 2008 and down 6.3 percent from the class of 2007.

Worst hit by the job market were the Hotel School, the College of Engineering and the School of Industrial and Labor Relations, each of which suffered an 8-percent decline in employed graduates.

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