Currently, the youth unemployment rate stands at around double the national average.
Almost seven in ten college seniors are facing student load debt upon graduation.
The economy continues to show little sign of growth, yet a steady increase in college enrollment and graduation threatens to only further congest the job market.
Students need answers. Those answers can be found in energy.
The Keystone XL pipeline’s construction is still in question, thanks to radical claims of environmental damage and global warming. Scientists, engineers, rational environmentalists, and even President Obama’s own State Department have all weighed in and given the Keystone pipeline a clean bill of health.
For college students, this is about our future.
Estimates suggest that Keystone XL promises around 30,000 jobs directly associated with its construction. This number doesn’t even include the thousands of jobs that will be created to support those workers.
Resulting innovative jobs promise a new era for our generation, driven by the engines of a market continually adapting to its’ needs. We need solutions, not rhetoric. The Keystone XL pipeline is that solution.