Tag Archives: Graduate employment

Graduate jobs rate worst in 20 years

Graduate jobs rate worst in 20 years | Andrew Trounson | Australian Higher Education | 30 July, 2014

The employment rates of the newly graduate bachelor degree holders are the worst they have been in 20 years, new figures show


The Ph.D. Now Comes With Food Stamps

The Ph.D. Now Comes With Food Stamps | Stacy Patton | Chronicle of Higher Education | 11 May 2012

The article presents an examination of statistics related to the increasing amount of Americans who hold advanced academic degrees that have applied for government aid, such as food stamps and Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) assistance, between 2007 and 2010. Stigmas associated with applying for public assistance are discussed, including racial stereotypes, and information regarding the failure of tenure-track faculty to recognize the low-pay of adjunct colleagues is discussed.


Grads struggle for jobs in science

Grads struggle for jobs in science | Julie Hare & Jill Rowbotham | The Australian Higher Education | 04 April, 2012

JOB prospects for science graduates are among the poorest. Along with creative arts graduates, scientists are least likely to find work in their field of study, a report into graduate outcomes has found. As such, science graduates return to study at a greater rate than any other discipline, both in enrolling in a second undergraduate degree or postgraduate qualification.