May is the start of college graduation season, when the nation’s bright and ambitious college seniors step out into the workforce — or hope to. But last week’s job numbers show job growth is still weak, and many soon-to-be college grads may find themselves dealing with bleak prospects for the time being.
Aaron Smith is co-founder and executive director of Young Invincibles, the non-profit group behind the Campaign For Young America. Aaron is on the last stop of a 21-state bus tour holding roundtable discussions with young people to brainstorm solutions to youth unemployment. Reporter Steven Greenhouse covers labor and the workplace for our partner The New York Times.