With the country still dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, it's a tough time for college graduates in 2020. The unemployment rate was 11.1% in June, and with businesses attempting to cut costs, starting salaries aren't what they used to be. Nevertheless, as a new study reveals, students still have their eyes on the prize.

Universum has released its latest Student Survey, which looks at the most attractive employers for students just starting in their careers. This year's study surveyed 52,738 students from 323 universities between October 2019 and April 2020. Universum also tracked what students were looking for in their ideal jobs.

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Richard Binder

Richard Binder, based in New York, is part of the social media team at ALM. He is also a 2014 recipient of the ASPBE Award for Excellence in the Humorous/Fun Department.