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Many College Graduates Overqualified For What They Do

Story By: Larry Stine

 

 

 
 
 
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  Original Published: 5/1/2013  It appears college just isn't worth what it used to be.    A survey finds 41-percent of college graduates from the last two years are stuck in jobs that don't require a degree.   Consulting firm Accenture talked to more than 1,000 students who graduated from college in 2011 and 2012 who haven't gone to graduate school.   In addition to the 41-percent who are underemployed, 11-percent say they are unemployed, and 7-percent say they haven't had a job since graduating.    Also, nearly two-thirds say they would need additional training in order to start their chosen career, with 42-percent saying the expect to go to graduate school.
   
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