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Students Worry About Isolation During Remote Work

September 27, 2021

Most students are open to the idea of working remotely, though they also have concerns about the isolation that might come with it, a new survey from Universum found.

The survey from the employer branding agency found that 75 percent of students would consider remote work, including internships during the school year and full-time jobs after graduation. At the same time, 56 percent said they feared being isolated from co-workers and missing social connections. Forty-three percent also worried that even an employer who permitted remote work might have a bias for in-person workers, and the same share was concerned that remote work might pay less.

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