Webinar - Entering the World of Work: Strategies for Mentoring Immigrant-Origin Latino/a College Graduates
December 7, 2023 at noon
Vanessa Delgado, PhD
Children of immigrants now make up a significant proportion of young adults who pursue college degrees; however, we know very little about their transition from college to the workforce and how to best support these transitions. This talk will explore how college-educated immigrant origin Latino/a young adults transitioned into the world of work during the COVID-19 pandemic. Longitudinal qualitative data is used to underscore how immigration policies, COVID-19, education-occupation mismatches, and low socioeconomic origins complicate the workforce transitions for college-educated Latinos/as. Implications of the research will be discussed.