Great entry-level transportation jobs for college grads
If you’re looking to go places, consider some of these jobs.
CDL truck driver
“College grads actually have a great chance of hopping on board as a truck driver once they get their Commercial Driver's License,” Medini says. “There is currently a shortage of drivers and as the economy improves demand will only increase.”
Support industries in ports and transportation hubs
Customer relations/marketing specialist
Public sector opportunities
Other entry-level positions related to transportation might include city planning, engineer and civil service, says Negriff. “Public transportation is an often overlooked field for college graduates, but it employs a full range of professional positions.”
Wendy Nolin says she always knew she wanted a job related to travel and so she started her post-college career as a cashier/receptionist for the AAA motor club. There her job duties included interacting with customers, handling cash or financial transactions and rescheduling customers when needed.
Call center employee