Indiana INTERNnet is proud of the two Indiana colleges that made onto the U.S. News’ “10 Colleges With the Highest Rate of Student Internships” list: Holy Cross College and Taylor University. Below is an excerpt from the featured article by Devon Haynie, an education reporter at U.S. News.
It’s a tough job market for recent college graduates.
Of the workers who graduated from college in the past two years, 41 percent say they are underemployed and working in jobs that do not require their college degrees, according to a 2013 survey from Accenture, a consulting company.
And even with their degrees, nearly 63 percent of recent graduates said they will need more training in order to get the job they want, the survey states.
Faced with this reality, many college students are doing everything they can to be more marketable after graduation.
More often than not, landing an internship is key to that strategy – …