It’s hard for recent college grads to land a job, at least one that uses their college degree.
The AP crunched some government numbers last spring. Here’s what they found:
About 1.5 million, or 53.6 percent, of bachelor’s degree-holders under the age of 25 last year were jobless or underemployed, the highest share in at least 11 years. In 2000, the share was at a low of 41 percent, before the dot-com bust erased job gains for college graduates in the telecommunications and IT fields.
Here’s how President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney answered a question about the grim jobs outlook for young people:
What advice do you have for new college grads who are on a job hunt?
If you are a new college grad, how are handling the applications, interviews and networking?