In a job market like this, no one has it easy -- not even people with advanced degrees. In fact, they sometimes have a disadvantage, since the opportunities that appeal to them require competing with more experienced job seekers. As this article from the Wall Street Journal explains, although young workers with graduate degrees are doing better than the average American, they're still having trouble:

The jobless rate for 20- to 34-year-olds with master's degrees, though well below the overall 9.5% U.S. average, was 4.2% in June, up from 3.9% last year and 2.9% in June 2007, before the recession started, the Labor Departments says.

Read the full story at the Wall Street Journal.

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