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Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences, 2023, 6(23); doi: 10.25236/AJHSS.2023.062307.

Exploring the Employment Status and Countermeasures of Professional Master's Degree Graduates



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Fujian Normal University, Fuzhou, Fujian, 350007, China


Influenced by the COVID-19, China has another large-scale expansion of postgraduate enrollment after the SARS in 2003 and the global financial crisis in 2009, and the expansion quota tends to be allocated to professional master's degree graduates. This paper is based on the data of the 2022 Employment Quality Survey of a teacher training college to understand the employment status of professional master's degree graduates in terms of the type of employment, salary, overall job satisfaction, and evaluation of employment quality. It is found that the employment of professional master's degree graduates has the problems of single employment destination and employment unit, poor match between education and job, lack of personal career planning, and inadequate employment service work of colleges and universities. From this analysis, it is known that the main reasons leading to the employment difficulties of graduates are the rigidity of employment concepts, the lack of employment ability, the slowdown of the development of the market economy, and the lack of order in the employment market. Finally, from the four levels of students, colleges and universities, enterprises and the government, corresponding countermeasures to promote the employment of professional master's degree graduates are put forward.


professional master's degree graduates; employment status; causes; countermeasures

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Kaili He, CHAOCHIH CHEN. Exploring the Employment Status and Countermeasures of Professional Master's Degree Graduates. Academic Journal of Humanities & Social Sciences (2023) Vol. 6, Issue 23: 42-47. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJHSS.2023.062307.


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