University of Texas students say goodbye to the 40-acres Saturday during a graduation ceremony at Bass Concert Hall. Now the job hunt is well underway. These now-former students are cautiously optimistic about entering the business world. Whether they have a job lined up or not, new graduates are stepping into a promising market. Companies expect to hire 8.6 percent more graduates from the 2014 class than from last year's class. Some graduates are even starting their own businesses.
"The venture is a new technology. It's basically a way for utilities and residential customers to conserve water but still have water to use during times of droughts," says James Nelson, Master's Degree.
The most desired degrees are business, engineering, accounting and computer science. The U.S. Labor Department says April was the strongest month for job growth in two years.