Top Ten Jobs for Grads

by SixFigureStart | May 07, 2009

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The quest for employment isn’t hopeless for the class of 2009! There are promising jobs out there, if you know where to look.

Commencement for 2009 graduates is quickly approaching. The search for entry-level employment is never easy for recent grads, and today’s economy is no help. It seems like a fair share of students, myself included, fear graduation day like the rest of the country fears layoffs. According to the Job Outlook 2009 survey of the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), employers plan to hire 22 percent fewer grads from the class of 2009 than they had from the class of 2008. Don’t panic! There are a number of jobs that look promising for 2009 grads. Here’s a list of ten (in no particular order), based on statistics from NACE and the Bureau of Labor Statistics:

1.Accountant and auditor
Straight forward and self explanatory. Accounting majors are on a direct path to this always-in demand career.

2.Database administratorCareers in information systems management are on the rise as database systems are becoming an integral part of all business, big and small. Perfect for computer science or information systems management majors.

3.Electrical engineer
Engineering majors can branch out into an array of concentrated fields. This one remains a promising choice. [more]

--Posted by Olga Tchoumak,

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