Are you a recent college graduate? Wondering how you’re going to find a job and support yourself? From the changing nature of internships and job advancement, to crushing student debt and moving back in with parents, this generation of graduates faces many hurdles.
Join our on-air video hangout on Google+ on Tuesday at noon to discuss the challenges facing this generation of graduates and possible solutions.
This is an open hangout, which means anyone can join as a participant with a Web cam. Please keep in mind that this is an on-air hangout and your comments and images will be broadcast on The Seattle Times website, Youtube and Google+. The Seattle Times Terms of Service apply to this hangout.
To join the hangout, go directly to the Google+ Hangout page.
Raffi Wineburg grew up in Seattle. He is currently an intern with The Jerusalem Post in Tel Aviv. He wrote a Seattle Times guest column last week that over-analyzing millennials has shifted the conversation away from solving the problems they face. He wrote, “Diagnosing us only muddies debate around policy solutions. And solutions are what we need.”
Thanh Tan, hangout moderator, is a multimedia editorial writer. Prior to joining the editorial board of The Seattle Times, she was a political and general assignment reporter with local TV stations in Boise and Portland, an Emmy-winning reporter / producer / host with Idaho Public Television, and a multimedia reporter with The Texas Tribune in Austin.
Nikolaj Lasbo is The Seattle Times’ producer and editor for digital opinion engagement, assisting in editing the editorial pages and online content. He produces the Editorials/Opinion section online and manages the Northwest Voices blog. He graduated from the University of Washington in 2010, and interned at The Times for six months before being hired as a news producer. He was featured in the book “Graduate & Go! The College Grad’s Ultimate Guide to Landing the Job You Love” by Dr. Lynda Falkenstein.
Danielle Campoamor is a Seattle freelance writer who has written guest opinion columns for The Seattle Times, including “Are bandwagon Seahawks fans for real?” and “What’s wrong with Seattle’s dating scene.” She’s on Twitter @dcampoamor
Nate Garberich is a recent Gonzaga University graduate working on a collection of travel essays. The Seattle Times published an opinion column by Garberich in May titled “What to do after college graduation.”