Graduate unemployment and University students` strategies to secure employment

dc.contributor.authorMathias, Angela
dc.descriptionAvailable in print form, East Africana Collection, Dr. Wilbert Chagula Library, Class mark (THS EAF HF5549.2.T34M37)en_US
dc.description.abstractUniversity graduate unemployment is acknowledged in many countries as a serious emerging ang growing problem in the world. The changes in the labour market which occurred after SAPs, and which were accompanied of public companies and Institutions have affected developing countries. Government which were the main employers stopped guaranteeing employment to all university graduates due to shrinkage of government institution, coupled with a generally narrow economic base characterized with slow growth rate. The concern of this study was to find out if university students are passive recipients of the changes taking place in the labour market. By using the Structuration theory, the study focused on individual coping strategies in order to fit into the dynamic job market. The present research revealed that, university students are aware of the graduate unemployment; that they high expectation and that key they set up various strategies to secure employment. Consequently, university student’s especial finalists learn entrepreneurship skills and employed which match with the labour market, establish link with these, they organize carrier fairs and s4minars on challenges of employment. Certain students volunteer in forms, some have formed groups with the intention to open productive enterprises have been proposed for consideration so as to enable students secure employment after their studies.en_US
dc.identifier.citationMathias, A (2008)Graduate unemployment and University students` strategies to secure employment.Master dissertation, University of Dar es Salaam, Dar es Salaam.en_US
dc.publisherUniversity of Dar es Salaamen_US
dc.subjectGraduate studentsen_US
dc.titleGraduate unemployment and University students` strategies to secure employmenten_US