Recent Study of Liberal Arts and the Market

Burning Glass conducted a study of liberal arts majors and employment data. There is good and bad news. The bad news is: the unemployment rate for liberal arts grads is higher than for several other majors. The good news, however, is that the marketplace is looking for a mix of liberal arts and technical skills. Liberal arts and humanities students who are not pursuing graduate or professional study should heed the message: minor in a technical or business related field and do internships. The study claims that this combination yields demonstrable results.

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