USA Today's higher education blog, "Nobody's hiring? Some grads take entrepreneurial route"

April 10, 2010 //

April 10, 2010

Job hunting is on the minds of graduating college seniors. Temple University’s Career Center is seeing an interesting employment trend: Last year, for the first time, its survey of graduating seniors found that self-employment ranked among the top five jobs. Two Temple students featured in the article are Fox School entrepreneurship students. “The hard work is starting to pay off, but I still have a long way to go,” said Mohamed Ali Niang, a junior entrepreneurship and international business/economics major who plans to start a rice-marketing business in his home country of Mali. “These are not really secrets, but hard work, creativity, being cross-cultural and learning from mistakes as well as others are critical.”

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