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Job Market for Doctoral Recipients Remains in Doldrums

Dave_BerryDave_Berry CC Admissions Expert Posts: 2,857 Senior Member
"... The survey of 2015 doctorate recipients found that 38 percent of those responding to a question about their future plans reported having no definite commitment for employment or postdoctoral study. While a slight improvement over the previous year, when 38.6 percent of respondents said they had no such commitments, that figure remains substantially higher than it was before the Great Recession. In 2008, before the nation’s economic woes began to be widely felt, fewer than 31 percent reported having no job or postsecondary study lined up." ...

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