With the recession hitting the pockets of the majority of U.S. citizens, one would think it would be time to buckle down and get a job wherever possible -- save money and weather the storm. However, recent college grads are turning their back (and up their noses) to the low paying jobs that ARE available because the more lucrative and appealing jobs which they desire and have worked so hard for these past 4 -5 years are just not there.
Most are hedging their bet that the economy will turn around and that opening for “Marketing Director for the Devil Wears Prada 2” will fall right in their lap.
Who wants to serve tables when you can get a non-paid internship at your local folding newspaper while studying for your MA in Communication Theory? Here’s to accumulating more debtucation… until the economy turns around, of course!
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Recent Grads Snub Low Pay Jobs, Wait Out Recession at School
Published: Jul 4, 2009 • References: pikeville.des.ky.gov