by Laura Edghill
Posted 7/30/14, 03:53 pm
While Jennifer Mok graduated with an industrial engineering degree in 2010, she now works as a management consultant for nonprofits in Washington, D.C. “I’m interested in finding more meaning in my work, rather than stability,” she said.
And she’s not alone. A recent study found that 75 percent of college graduates with science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM) degrees end up in occupations outside the STEM disciplines. Still, those graduates end up in the highest-paying jobs, according to another study.