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Graduating Into the Recession of 2009

Posted Friday, April 24, 2009

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Graduating Into the Recession of 2009 College graduates will line up to toss their graduation caps next month. After the celebration many will find themselves at the back of another line - the line to get a job. About 22% fewer college graduates will be hired than last year, according to a new survey by the National Association of College and Employment. Some grads will brave the job market, hide in their parent's basement, volunteer for the Peace Corps, or stay in school. What should a grad do to ride out the recession? We'll find out, Friday at 9 on The Sound of Ideas®.

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Economy, Help Wanted, Regional Economy/Business - Analysis and Trends, Education, Other, Parenting/Child Care

Guests

Edwin Koc, Director of Strategic and Foundation Research, National Association of Colleges and Employers
Paul Klein, Director, Career Services, Cleveland State University

Additional Information

College grads face worst job market in years, NPR
Cuyahoga County Public Library Career Center Resources
Setting kids' sights on college before they give up the dream: Connie Schultz, The Plain Dealer

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