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Michael Wilson
Job outlook brightens for new college graduates
Job outlook brightens for new college graduates

Heather Prosser will have more than a college degree when she accepts her diploma from Stevenson University on Friday. By then, Prosser also will have the first week of her first job under her belt. A computer information systems major, Prosser had two job offers before she graduated — one from Lockheed Martin and another from Johns Hopkins HealthCare. She went with Lockheed Martin, where she began work on Monday as a software engineer. Landing a job in the post-recession — but still rocky — economy was a big relief. "It's definitely a weight lifted off," Prosser said. "Job searching can be stressful." For recent college graduates, the...