“Thomas College in Waterville, Maine is trying to help students land that first job. The liberal arts school guarantees a job to students who are able to keep a certain GPA, among other requirements, within six months of graduating; or else they can come back to Thomas and take classes for free, or have the college pay their student loans for a year….
“Thomas Edwards, provost for Thomas College says the Guaranteed Job Placement program, or GJob, has been in place for about 10 years….
“Edwards says that a liberal arts education is more important than ever, and narrowing in on a field might limit a graduate’s options in an ever-evolving job environment.
- Excerpts from PRI.ORG