Posted by: adrienehill | March 4, 2009

College Grads Looking for Work

Even college degrees don’t guarantee a job in this economy. According to unpublished data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics—college grads between the ages of 20 and 24 had a 7.7 percent unemployment rate in January of this year—that’s a touch higher than the national average, and significantly higher than the 4.1 percent unemployment rate of older college graduates.

I recently asked a trio young people—Morgan Oliver, Jeanne Power and Graham Troyer-Joy, all with college degrees—to get together at a café in Chicago to talk with me and each other about the economy.

The story is here.


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