For the NSHSS we conducted the 2022 Career Interest Survey of 11,495 Gen Z students from across the US to better understand their feelings on career choices, higher education, and travel. The study found that a majority of students (70%) want to travel outside the country, despite ongoing geopolitical conflicts. 44% of respondents expect their employers to help pay for their college tuitions, and 63% expect their employer to offer in-person training and education. Students plan on starting their professional life with an internship, with 82% stating they would prefer to begin in such a manner.

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Author Notes:

Jeffrey Henning

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Jeffrey Henning, IPC is a professionally certified researcher and has personally conducted over 1,400 survey research projects. Jeffrey is a member of the Insights Association and the American Association of Public Opinion Researchers. In 2012, he was the inaugural winner of the MRA’s Impact award, which “recognizes an industry professional, team or organization that has demonstrated tremendous vision, leadership, and innovation, within the past year, that has led to advances in the marketing research profession.” In 2022, the Insights Association named him an IPC Laureate. Before founding Researchscape in 2012, Jeffrey co-founded Perseus Development Corporation in 1993, which introduced the first web-survey software, and Vovici in 2006, which pioneered the enterprise-feedback management category. A 35-year veteran of the research industry, he began his career as an industry analyst for an Inc. 500 research firm.