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College grads taking more
unpaid internships, jobs
out of chosen field

Philadelphia Inquirer, by Lauren Mennen

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Posted By:Calvinesq, 2/3/2013 7:30:05 AM

Recent college graduates and even those who have been out of school for several years now are finding an increasingly harder time getting a job in this economy. The amount of young adults – from ages 18 to 29 – who are unemployed rose over 1.5 percent in January to 13.1 percent, according to statistics released Friday. The overall unemployment rate had a smaller increase - rising 0.1 percent to 7.9 percent - according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Rather Read, 2/3/2013 7:54:32 AM     (No. 9155391)

I see this every day. I work at a university and see my students taking just about any job they can get.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: swarfer, 2/3/2013 8:01:57 AM     (No. 9155400)

Everyone was warned that this was coming, but of course young college students failed to do their political homework and voted against their best interests. Now many will suffer for the rest of their lives with short circuited careers. Many will lose a million dollars or more in lifetime income. I´ve never seen such a direct correlation between a vote and prosperity in my lifetime. The sad thing is that no one in the Democratic party cares, because these young college people were just pawns in a political game to advance socialism at any cost. Sad thing is that most of these young people don´t even know what socialism or any other ´ism´ means. Lambs to the Democratic slaughter.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Kansas Conservative, 2/3/2013 8:15:22 AM     (No. 9155419)

The young voters wanted Obama and now they are stuck with the Emperor King and his failed economy. Enjoy the poverty, millenials. Winston Churchill said that anyone who was a conservative at age 20 had no heart, and anyone who was a liberal at age 40 had no head. Hopefully, these younglings will get heads over the next 15 years...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: King of all trolls, 2/3/2013 8:16:32 AM     (No. 9155422)

The neoserfdom. At least it´s only temporary, if you´re lucky.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 2/3/2013 8:33:50 AM     (No. 9155446)

But, by golly, they have FREE BIRTH CONTROL.

Some time ago I remember someone saying that in time a college degree would mean about the same as a high school diploma to employers. Looks like that time is here.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: MMC, 2/3/2013 8:46:48 AM     (No. 9155465)

If you get a degree in Art history, womens studies, or basket weaving... You will be unemployed!

Accounting
Math
Health care
Engineering
Hospitality
Criminal justice
More useful degrees... I also advocate for community college 2 year degrees.
Allied Health degrees

Not everyone is college material. We have a bunch of ignorant children who feel good about themselves.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: HistoryBuff, 2/3/2013 8:46:55 AM     (No. 9155467)

Never give away your work to a profit making entity.

If you think they will hire you at the end of your internship, look behind you, because there are 30 people who just graduated for them to pick from.

This is not an apprenticeship program.

And if you want to make films STOP giving it away on youtube.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: sgtfox of the jarhead clan, 2/3/2013 8:52:10 AM     (No. 9155486)

You can buy knowledge and degrees, but wisdom comes only with age and experience. At some point millions of unemployed college grads are going to realize they got screwed by a Pied Piper who only needed their votes. When wisdom comes their anger will no longer be misdirected at George Bush and republicans.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: nonsense, 2/3/2013 8:57:02 AM     (No. 9155501)

The propagandized youth voted for the Obummer economy. When will they throw off the yoke of the Leftist education and on-going propaganda and learn about real life?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Pearson365, 2/3/2013 10:44:25 AM     (No. 9155681)

The scary thing about the Unemployed College Ninnies for Obama is that they will become what most Democrats are: bitter; envious; and unhappy people.

Instead of realizing their mistake, they will support ever more anti-business regulations, more generous safety nets and more intrusive rules on our lives (ban plastic bags, forbid guns, more stringent building codes, no fracking, mandates for "living wage").

Or simply, we didn´t get our share, so why should you enjoy yours.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: TXknitter, 2/3/2013 2:33:42 PM     (No. 9156034)

#13, thank you. My generation was given a strong prosperous nation by our WW II generation generation parents. We proceeded to dismantle it. It´s OUR generation that worships the likes of the Clintons.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: noddy, 2/3/2013 7:00:31 PM     (No. 9156362)

I feel for this years´ college grads, however many of them would have done better with vo-tech schools and community colleges. My advice to my kids and their friends in their forties who hold good jobs is to avail themselves of advanced education, the sort of new skills the college grads have (I´m thinking particularly of the computer crowd). The bosses can hire these new grads for a LOT LESS money. My son´s employer offers lots of opportunities for more education and my son takes every one he can.

And #11, if you can find a black democrat made of glass you´ve got it made.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: LanieLou, 2/3/2013 11:59:48 PM     (No. 9156721)

This is another Agenda 21 tactic; Entice youth to take out easy school loans to get degreed in anything. Once they graduate & realize there´s no where to go or their debt is too high to manage, offer them civil servant jobs... that will forgive student loan debts after 2 to 3 years.

The result is a generation of youth who never knew the path to success...never experienced the joy of individual accomplishment... and are trained to depend on gov´t for their needs... ergo, slaves.

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