(Closed) Bees w/Master's Degrees… How long did it take to get a job?

posted 6 years ago in Career
  • poll: How long after graduating did you get a job?
    Got a job while still in school : (4 votes)
    40 %
    Had a job already, then got the Master's upon employment : (0 votes)
    0-6 months after graduating : (4 votes)
    40 %
    6 months-1 year after graduating : (0 votes)
    1+ years after graduating : (0 votes)
    2+ years after graduating : (0 votes)
    Other : (2 votes)
    20 %
  • Post # 3
    16196 posts
    Honey Beekeeper

    Yay! Congrats on almost being done with your master’s! I started interviewing for my current job about three weeks before I finished my master’s degree and got offered the job about two weeks after getting my master’s. I was definitely lucky, and I feel very blessed by how things worked out.

    Post # 4
    2465 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    i’ll answer for my husband–he got his job about a month and a half after graduating with an ma, but that was over 5 years ago; depending on your field, the job market might be tougher now

    Post # 6
    1669 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2014

    I voted but to be fair, I left school before the economy tanked (2005). I was hired when I was a month away from graduating with my masters. After I finished my last course, I had to move immediately for the job.

    My masters is also in a career specific field (librarian) – as in, I had to get a masters to work in a library.

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