Recently, Reuters has launched a project, which was attended by a number of photographers from around the world. All they had to do photographs of, and how to live than the current generation of twenty and thirty year olds. The result was a series of portraits of young people from around the world who were unable to find work in their field and in their field and in the end proved to be involved in the service sector, in positions that are extremely underpaid. Although such a profession, not likely to bring young people is nothing but disappointment, we can assume that they’re lucky even to have at least some work – according to the International Labour Organization, the number of people aged 15 to 24 years, without any of the remaining amounts to almost 75 million. Among those young people whose pictures were our current photo galleries, is a chef from Athens with a degree in civil engineering, a waiter from Algeria, received a Master’s degree … corporate finance – all of them have spent years studying, as it turns out, in order merely to find that their knowledge and skills obtained are not wanted.
Marcin Lyubovitsky, Deputy Director-old restaurant McDonalds, holding a university degree, photo taken in McDonald’s branch in the mall “Arcadia” in Warsaw, Poland, May 16, 2012. Lyubovitsky Marcin, who has a master’s degree in the specialty “Russian language” and is a graduate of Warsaw University, works at McDonald’s since 2007. Now he plans to continue to be in this position.
Francesca Baldi, tridtsatidvuhletnyaya born in Rome, working as a Baby Sitter in a family with a child seven months in a private home in Rome, the picture was taken May 11, 2012. Francesca Baldo five years studying at the University of Pisa, where she received a diploma and a Ph.D. in literature and philosophy. She hopes to find a job as a teacher, but is currently working baby-sitters for the past five months.
Carl My Okoth, Dvadtsatisemiletny seller of fruits and vegetables in front of his makeshift shop in the slums of Kibera in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, the picture was taken April 30, 2012. Okoth studied psychology and chemistry of the University of Day Star, where he earned a degree in psychology. He was looking for a permanent job for four years, but eventually was forced to make a living by working in the slums over the past eight months.
Steffen Andrews, twenty-four waiter serves customers in the restaurant, Sunny Blue in Santa Monica, California, photo taken April 24, 2012. Andrews studied for four and a half years in college Cabrillo, where he earned a degree in communication technologies. He came to Los Angeles to work in the film industry, but now not sure what exactly he wants to continue to do.
Tridtsatisemiletny Francesco Foglia, is currently running a janitor at the center of Rome, photo taken April 29, 2012. Foglia studied for six years at the University of Rome, where he received his degree and Ph.D. degree in industrial chemistry. He hoped to find work as a researcher, but a janitor working in the Municipality of Rome for two years.
Sofiane Moussaoui, twenty-six waiter serves tea to customers at a cafe in Algiers, photo taken April 22, 2012. Moussaoui studied for five years at the University of Guelma, where he earned a master’s degree in corporate finance. He hoped to find a job audit, but it works as a waiter for a year.
Manolis Uranus, thirty cook at the tavern “Mavros Gatos” (“Black Cat”) in the area Psiri in the center of Athens, Greece, photo taken May 23, 2012. Manolis studied at the Athens University of Technology (TEI) for four years, and he received a diploma in civil engineering. He hoped to find a permanent job in the public sector infrastructure, but it works as a cook for four months. He currently runs training courses, which is paid out of his chef’s salary.
Daria Vitasovich, Dvadtsatisemiletny bartender working on a laptop in a night club in Zagreb, Croatia, photo taken May 8, 2012. Daria Vitasovich studied for seven years at the University of the Society of Jesus, where she earned a degree in Philosophy and Religious Sciences. She hoped to find work in schools or to attend graduate school to get a master’s degree, writing a thesis, but it works as a bartender in the past four years.
Denis Onyango Olang (pictured right), twenty-six assistant cook, preparing food in a dimly lit kitchen at the hotel in the Kibera slum in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, the picture was taken April 30, 2012. Onyango Olang studied statistics and chemistry at the University of Agriculture and Technology Jomo Kenyatta, where he received his diploma. He was looking for a permanent job within two years, but decided to make a living by working in the slums of the past eight months.
Terence Kamanda, twenty-five waiter serves customers in the restaurant «The Corner Cafe» in Durban, South Africa, the picture was taken April 26, 2012. Terence Kamanda, a native of Zimbabwe, he studied for 18 months at the Institute of the London Chamber of Commerce in Gweru, Zimbabwe, where he earned a degree in marketing. He hoped to find a job in marketing, but it works as a waiter for eight months.
Kerim Sakak, dvadtsatidevyatiletny seller bears the LCD monitor in the hall in a computer store Tehnomax Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, photo taken May 11, 2012. Sakak studied for four years at the University of Sarajevo, where he received his police officer. Over the past four years, he tried to get a job in the police, but works in sales and delivery within three years.
Jessica Mazza,-old waitress, serves customers in the cafe «Novel» in Santa Monica, Calif., April 24, 2012. Jessica Mazza studied for five years at Ball State University, where she earned a degree in painting and in business management. She hopes to find work as an artist, but works in a cafe a little less than a year.
Wael Abo El Saoud, twenty-five farmer collects on the farm Miet Radie, in the province of El-Kalubia, Egypt, about 60 kilometers (37 miles) northeast of Cairo, the picture was taken May 8, 2012. Wael Abo El Saoud studied for four years at the University of Benha, where he received a degree in commerce. He hoped to find a job as an accountant of the bank, and a farmer working in the last five years. He earns 30 to 60 Egyptian pounds a day, but the work is seasonal.
Abel Santiago serves customers in the store 7-Eleven stores in Santa Monica, California, photo taken April 24, 2012. Santiago, he studied one year at the University of Anahuac Oaxaca and was going to become a specialist area of law. He works at the store for five months, and hopes to return to Mexico to complete their training.
Of thirty-Waleed Ahmed El-Sayed, who received a bachelor’s degree in social services and is a graduate of the University Assyiut, Issue 2004, selling juice on Tahrir Square in Cairo, the picture was taken May 4, 2012. Walid street seller working for nearly seven years since he has not found a permanent job after university.
Tania Leon, a 29-year-old flight attendant, a bus to Santiago de Compostela, Spain, the picture was taken May 9, 2012. Tania León studied psychology at the University of Santiago de Compostela and graduated in 2006. She hoped to find work as a psychologist, but it works a flight attendant on the bus for the past two years.
Almina Dzafik, thirty waiter serves customers in the cafe Galerija Boris Smoje in Sarajevo, the picture was taken May 11, 2012. Almina Dzafik studied for four years at the University of Sarajevo, where he received his diploma in civil engineering. Over the past four years, he tried to find a job in art restoration, but it works as a waiter for two years. He believes that his future lies outside of Bosnia and Herzegovina, because he can not find work in their country.