STEM Education

Generation Y in the workplace

What jobs await recent graduates ready to put their STEM educations to work?

By Sarah Cechowski

Generation Y is the offspring of the Baby Boomer era. They're often said to be sophisticated, technology savvy and immune to most traditional marketing and sales pitches.

You met six engineers in this column this year. We're just seven of more than 70 million hopeful Generation Y graduates looking to rescue the world from the recession sinkhole. We are the third wave of graduates embarking on our careers — taking the place of our parents in an increasingly multigenerational workplace.

This year's columns discussed how recent graduates obtain their first real-world jobs, how they use evolving technology and the web to help them do their jobs better and how social media impacts the ways multiple generations communicate.

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