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College Job Market

The Global Search for Education: Just Imagine Secretary Fisher

C. M. Rubin | Posted 08.10.2016 | Education
C. M. Rubin

"Amidst debates about college access and affordability, we think the question of employer needs should sit at the core of higher education conversatio...

A Challenging Job Market for New Grads: How You Can Come Out on Top

Catherine Kaputa | Posted 05.10.2016 | College
Catherine Kaputa

Graduation is a happy day, but unless new grads are summa cum lucky, have the networking contacts of a Clinton or a Trump, or have an occupation-specific major, chances are they will face periods of frustration, self-doubt and failure in the days, weeks and months ahead.

5 Ways to Make the Most of a Disappointing Internship

Natalie Bounassar | Posted 05.17.2014 | College
Natalie Bounassar

The upside to a disappointing internship is that internships typically have a set duration. You're never truly "stuck" in any situation, but internships are especially temporary.

America's Most Unequal Metros

Jed Kolko | Posted 05.13.2014 | Business
Jed Kolko

Income inequality has been growing in America, driven by technology, globalization and other factors. It's caused tensions between the haves and have-...

6 Tips to Turn Your College Summer Internship Into a Job

Michael Ruderman | Posted 10.07.2013 | College
Michael Ruderman

Thousands of college students are finishing internships this month before heading back to their campuses. If you were one of those students lucky enough to land a selective internship at a top company, these last few days on the job are critical.

A Recent Grad's Guide to Finding Employment

Alex Reichert | Posted 08.17.2013 | Comedy
Alex Reichert

It's that time of year again. School is out, the seniors are graduating, and students are welcoming summer vacation with open arms. What bleak future is in store for them, God only knows.

WATCH: Hilarious College Parody Of Les Misérables

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.27.2012 | College

There's no disputing that the job market for recent college grads is tough. But for some enterprising students at Boston University, the struggle to f...

Summer Jobs

Jeff Danziger | Posted 08.11.2012 | College
Jeff Danziger


Welcome To The Real World: It Takes A While To Get Settled

| Posted 10.16.2011 | College

[Life after college is hard. Like really hard. But it's not so hard that you should curl up in a ball and watch E! marathons all day long. Not only ar...

The Best Jobs for College Students

Unigo | Posted 10.04.2011 | College

College students being strapped for cash is no surprise, but it does beg the question of what jobs make the best fits for students?

College Job Market Shows Impressive Turnaround

Posted 05.31.2011 | College

Graduating college students might have an easier time finding gainful employment this year. According to a new survey from the National Association o...

Want to Get a Job? Mail a Letter

Jasmeet Sidhu | Posted 05.29.2011 | College
Jasmeet Sidhu

Cold-calling, as terrifying as it can be (especially for a shy person like me!), can be your ticket to opening doors and meeting some really interesting, successful people.

3 Reasons Why the Real World Is Scarier Than I Imagined

Jasmeet Sidhu | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Jasmeet Sidhu

Losing the student discounts was one thing. But what was more traumatizing was being suddenly viewed the same as the 49-year-old marketing executive sitting next to me on public transit.

Are Internships The New Entry-Level Jobs?

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Many of this recent and future college graduates may be stuck with internships instead of entry-level positions after earning their degrees, according...

Unemployment Up Among College Graduates

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

More college graduates are without jobs, according to last month's unemployment report. USA Today has more: The jobless rate for Americans with ...

There's Nothing "Social" About Online Social Engineering Attacks

Judy Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Judy Shapiro

Social engineering attacks are designed to deceive so they can harvest information that can be resold on the black market.

The (Un)employment Chronicles: Voices Of The Degreed And Jobless

Huffington Post | Leah Finnegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

More students are enrolling in college today than ever before -- a staggering 2.8 million signed up in 2008 alone. But the job market is not so kind...

Off-And-On Employment

Bill LaHaye | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Bill LaHaye

In college, I was a typical fraternity brother -- I lived party to party with no real thoughts or feelings about the future. That is, until I realized...

Grad Student Looking For Work

Marquez Forrest | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Marquez Forrest

After graduating Fisk University with a degree in English and analyzing the job market in 2009, I knew that it would be near-impossible for me to find...

Moving To Spain To Teach

Joelle Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Joelle Andrews

In 2002, I went off to Sweet Briar College without a clear plan for my future. My practical personality and a bit of coaxing from my parents helped me...

Underemployed 13 Months

Alex Moroz | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Alex Moroz

While there are certainly worse jobs than working at Barnes and Noble, there are far better ones for college graduates. It pains me to admit that, eve...

Underemployed One Year

Loren Wearsch | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Loren Wearsch

I was recently denied an unpaid internship position to which I had applied. Normally, I would have accepted defeat, disguised as a considerately worded e-mail, which stated that I "was not a good fit" for the organization. But I couldn't.

Unemployed Since 2004

Mark S. Alfson | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Mark S. Alfson

I didn't finish college the first time around. Perhaps it was a lack of vision. Perhaps it was a lack of a dream. I don't know. Regardless, I almost c...

Employed After a Two-Year Hunt

Samantha Kreindel | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Samantha Kreindel

In 2008, I graduated from Indiana University, where I studied public relations and sociology. The previous April, I had begun looking for jobs and fel...

Unemployed Four Months

Rory McDonough | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Rory McDonough

What was I thinking when I made the decision to attend graduate school at New York University? I have not only accumulated an enormous debt, but have ...