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Unemployment / Youth / Jobs #482046

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 05, 1975
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(Studio) President to ask Congress for $2 billion more to continue public service job program and summer jobs for young people Jobs for young people looking more and more grim.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(University of Illinois) University of Illinois commerce school students worried about finding job after graduation. Some get in line at 3 p.m. to sign up for scheduling job interviews at 8 p.m. Competition for job openings intense; openings few. [Gas company recruiter Bob CLARK - says he'll talk to 150 students about 6 or 8 jobs he has to offer.] No. of companies sending recruiters to Illinois Univ. has decreased 35%. [Dean of placement John Lars JOHNSON - says many recruiters unable to visit schools because they're simply not hiring.] Agriculture students, accountants, and petroleum researchers aren't having hard time getting jobs. Job prospects bleakest for those majoring in liberal arts and sciences. [Rita GERSTENBERGER - says it's very frustrating not to be able to find job in her field of study.] University of Illinois has staff member to recruit recruiters. [Placement director David BECHTEL - outlines staff mbr's. duty of recruiting recruiters.] Job prospect for many seniors worst in 10 years
REPORTER: Bob Jamieson

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Jamieson, Bob
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00:03:00

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