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Gonzaga grads' futures look bright

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For this year’s college grads, the future is brighter than ever before. A new survey says the job market is better than it's been in a decade.

The survey is from CareerBuilder, and it says 67 percent of employers say they'll hire recent grads.

Sunday, Gonzaga seniors became alumni.

“I'm really excited and happy,” says Denise Wilkerson.

The next step after graduation for her is a job.

“It means that I can get a job that pays well and contribute to society,” she says.

Wilkerson got her degree in nursing. She needs to take her license exam and then she can apply for jobs, something she's not worried about getting.

“Nurses are really needed across the nation,” she says.

Others are still looking for a job.

“I'm going to start looking for jobs because during finals was not the best time to start looking for them but I have an interview next week so hopefully I can get a teaching job in the near future,” says Christina Ramos who graduated with two degrees.

They know they will find something and they're ready for their adventure to begin.

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