There's a little bit of a recession on right now. Where might the recent graduate look so as not to have to move back in with mumsie and dadsie?
As job prospects thin at home, American college seniors and recent graduates are looking overseas for work, even of the unpaid variety.It's not so bad. I've moved back in with mumsie (once) and dadsie (once), for a couple months each time, when times got rough. And I wasn't a recent college graduate at the time, either.
Organizations that send volunteers abroad are noticing a significant jump in applications for their programs compared with earlier years.
Applications to the Peace Corps are 16 percent higher this year, and late last year twice as many Americans applied to CUSO-Voluntary Service Overseas, Canada's largest volunteer-based international development group, compared with the same period in 2007.
Anyway, read the linked article for ideas. You could always teach English in China for a year. Gawd, I'd love to be able to do something like that....