With their diplomas in hand, millions of college graduates around the globe are ready to jump into the work world that, for most, exists someplace other than where their alma mater is located.
Some global cities are hotter destinations than others for recent college grads, however, with roughly 40 percent of new residents comprising recent college grads in the most popular destinations. Over the past year, LinkedIn analyzed the migration patterns of members 0-3 years out of college, studying moves greater than 100 miles (from starting city to destination city) that included more than 100 members. Also included (for those who still may be on the job hunt) are the biggest employers of freshly-minted grads in each city.
After crunching the numbers, the results show a mix of obvious global draws -- oui, Paris -- and some unexpected high-ranking metropolises.
Below are the 10 cities worldwide to where recent graduates are headed in droves: