Report: Grads With These Majors Are Most Likely to Be Underemployed


When we think of college graduates and the paths they take after graduation, we typically assume they'll experience one of two end results: They'll either have a job or they'll be unemployed for a period. But there's also a third option, and one that's often forgotten when analyzing workforce trends -- and that's underemployment.

These are the grads who are working in positions that don't fully utilize their skills and abilities, and which often don't require a college degree. You may hear of underemployed college graduates in everyday life, like the cashier with a philosophy degree or the customer service agent with a bachelor's in economics. But how many underemployed college graduates are there?

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