Poll: Amount of Students with Secured Jobs at Graduation Down

By WTVO WQRF Newsroom

Published 05/12 2014 09:45PM

Updated 05/12 2014 09:52PM

WTVO/WQRF - A new poll finds more students may be graduating college without having a job lined up.

It's from a recent survey of about 1,000 recent grads and 1,000 soon-to-be grads.

Only 11% of this year's graduating students said they'd secured a job before graduation. That's down from the 16% that reported the same last year.

Despite those numbers, this year's graduating class seems optimistic. A majority say they expect to find a job in their field soon.

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