There are hidden factors that make students struggle for finding a job after their graduation and this is caused not just because of the bad economy. One possible reason for this is your major. The latter surely impact on how you will be employed. Some of the majors belong to industries that are already behindhand in the market. There are some others majors that are hard to apply and people opt to apply to most prestigious industries where the competition is always high. Moreover, for some reasons, the opportunities are not just available for them. Consequently, these graduates will eventually look for other positions not related to their major. There are quite a lot of majors that have huge possibilities of being unemployable. This data is according to the study conducted by the Wall Street Journal.
- One of the unemployable majors is fine arts . According to the study, unemployment rate of this major is 16.20 percent. Once these graduates will get employed, they tend to get low list of jobs. The average salary of the mid-career is only $60,300, according to a report of 2010-2011.
- Another unemployable major is the library science. You need to have this course if you are interested to be working at the academic research library or at any major public library. If you are interested to work for a museum you also need to have this course. But the number of jobs available for this position is limited so that the other graduates leave without a job. The ratio of the graduates with this course is quite high.
- The third most known unemployable major based on the study conducted by the Wall Street Journal is Psychology. According to a report, unemployment rate due to this major is 10.30 percent.
- The fourth unemployable major is Architecture with 10.60 percent of unemployment rate. The number of graduates is more than required.