Which of the following best describes what happened to you after graduating from college?
U.S. college graduates experiences finding career-related jobs 2012
This graph shows recent college graduates responses to a survey question about their experience in finding a career-related job after graduating. The survey was conducted in the United States in 2012. 41 percent of graduates surveyed said that they were yet to find a career-related job.
Which of the following best describes what happened to you after graduating from college?
Share of graduates
I found a career-related job more quickly than I had expected20%
I found a career-related job within a reasonable amount of time26%
It took me longer to find a career-related job than I had expected it to12%
I still have not found a career-related job41%
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Source

Release date

May 2012

Region

United States

Survey time period

March 21, 2012 to April 2, 2012

Number of respondents

444 respondents

Age group

8-19 years

Special properties

College graduates

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

The survey includes college graduates from the class of 2006 through to the class of 2011.

U.S. college graduates experiences finding career-related jobs 2012
This graph shows recent college graduates responses to a survey question about their experience in finding a career-related job after graduating. The survey was conducted in the United States in 2012. 41 percent of graduates surveyed said that they were yet to find a career-related job.
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