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It's been awhile since I graduated from college and went looking for jobs, and I'm thankful for that. With few exceptions, I keep reading what a dismal job market this is for new grads. One of those exceptions is those companies who are apparently laying off older, more experienced employees and turning instead to younger, theoretically cheaper workers. Still, with the economy in the toilet, the cost of gas and food going through the roof, and job prospects below average at best, new grads are probably looking for a little help getting started. We've gathered Marilyn Mackes with the National Association of Colleges and Employers and David Rosen, author of What's That Job and How The Hell Do I Get It : The Inside Scoop on more than 50 Cool Jobs from the People Who Actually Have Them for the show today. If you're a new grad, what job are you hunting for? What's the search been like so far?

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