Banks and consulting firms have long funneled interns into full-time roles, but other industries are increasingly turning to summer M.B.A. talent in making permanent hires.
What is the day-to-day life of members of the graduating class of 2013 really like? Over the next year, we'll follow the class of 2013 on social media as you work, live, struggle with and enjoy life after college.
The class of 2013 entered college just as the economic recovery was beginning in June 2009, but while their job prospects are better than other recent graduates, their debt burden is heavier.
One of the #WSJYear1 graduates shares her summer reading list.
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284,000: Number of American college graduates working in minimum-wage jobs in 2012.
The volatile housing market has slowed purchases of starter homes, but it hasn’t wiped out college grads’ desire for them.
Members of the class of 2013 weigh in on the value of the unpaid internship.
While college majors may seem irrelevant to employers who mainly want to hire young people who can think critically and communicate well, that doesn’t mean all majors are created equal.
One of the #WSJYear1 graduates shares a photo of his new workplace.
Instagram image from one of the #WSJYear1 grads.
On Thursday, Harvard University issued a report urging the Humanities division to market itself more aggressively to first and second year students, and to demonstrate the ways that a degree in the humanities can prepare students for a successful career.A handful of Wall Street Journal reporters weighed in with their experience as Harvard undergrads.
By some measures, nearly 50% of working college grads are in jobs that don’t require a college degree -- but for most people that diploma does pay, eventually.
Soaring student debt loads and high levels of unemployment even among college graduates have led some people to question whether college is worth the money. New research provides the latest evidence that the answer is “yes” -- but with a couple caveats.
One of the #WSJYear1 class takes a trip around Europe.
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