Building the workforce of the future
Delaware is competing with neighboring states to retain young talent and develop a workforce built for the future. According to a Wall Street Journal study, 42 percent of graduates from Delaware colleges and universities move to Philadelphia, while another 26 percent move to New York, Baltimore, and Washington, DC. Another study by Zippia states that over 70 percent of Delaware graduates leave the state for their first job.
Although Delaware offers a business ecosystem with varied career options, a low cost of living, and limitless networking opportunities, young professionals are choosing to relocate after their time in Delaware. Read more >