News.com.au : One in three university graduates work in jobs unrelated to their study

Posted by Pureprofile on September 5, 2017

A survey of 1000 Australians aged 16 to 24 by Pureprofile and career strategy firm TwoPointZero revealed ONE in three young university graduates do not find work in their chosen field.

Originally published: News.com.au, 4 September 2017

A survey of 1000 Australians aged 16 to 24 by Pureprofile and career strategy firm TwoPointZero revealed 34 per cent of those with a bachelor degree and 32 per cent of those with a postgraduate degree gained their first full-time role in an unrelated field.

For many, this meant continuing in the industry they were in before graduation.

One in five uni grads lost hope in having a career they were passionate about, the report found — and the higher the qualification, the more pessimistic the outlook. Read more >

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