Princeton grad works at a video store
Brittney Winters graduated from Princeton in 2009, expecting to use her double major in French and Spanish to get a teaching job. But aside from some freelance tutoring, the jobs she's been able to find -- waitress, public relations and video store clerk -- have all been outside her fields of study.

"The degree I have isn't obviously marketable," she said. "I don't regret what I studied. If I was going to spend four years and God knows how much money, I might as well study something I like."

She's looking at going back to graduate school to get a masters in English, hoping that when she completes the program she'll find a better job market waiting for her.

"It's a matter of timing," she said about her job search difficulties since graduation.


Last updated May 17 2011: 12:34 PM ET
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