Brandi Ferrara, acting director of career services, and Caryl Dooley, counselor for health professions, were both featured in the Feb. 16 Finger Lakes Times story “College majors vs. careers: Many find jobs far removed from studies”. Ferrara reported on Colleges students and their careers. She said that about half of the undergraduates there don't end up working in the field they studied.
“I don't have exact percentages, but I think it's an even mixture,” Ferrara said.
Dooley shared from personal experience.
“A lot of us are career changers,” she said. Her degree was in elementary education, but she said she learned early on that she prefers older learners to younger learners.