Employability of engineering graduates


  • Juan Enrique Mares Ribeiro Universidade Federal de Viçosa, Viçosa
  • Antonio Marcos de Oliveira Siqueira Universidade Federal de Viçosa https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9334-0394
  • Wagner dos Reis Marques Araujo Universidade do Estado de Minas Gerais, UEMG – Unidade Abaeté https://orcid.org/0000-0003-0793-0043
  • Roberta Ferreira Coelho de Andrade Universidade Federal do Amazonas
  • Aldair Oliveira de Andrade Universidade Federal do Amazonas https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5205-9766




Employability. Newly graduate. Selection Processes. Chemical engineering.


As the unemployment rate in Brazil fluctuates, the search for alternative careers becomes a possible result of this issue. Young undergraduates face difficulties in working in the market sector they want, which in turn ends up causing side effects in both his career and health. Thus, it is essential to deep the understanding of the hiring processes of companies and facilitate the connection of young people with organizations that share the same work style. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the main variables influencing the employability of young undergraduate’s alumni. The research comprehended the study of a database of 9753 young people, containing information on work styles, personal values, behavioral profile, logic level, proficiency in foreign languages, and also professional and extracurricular experiences. After the analysis of this database, it was possible to identify the main variables adopted by organizations, as well as their relevance along the stages of the selection process.


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How to Cite

Ribeiro, J. E. M., Siqueira, A. M. de O. ., Araujo, W. dos R. M., Andrade, R. F. C. de, & Andrade, A. O. de. (2022). Employability of engineering graduates. The Journal of Engineering and Exact Sciences, 8(1), 13770–01e. https://doi.org/10.18540/jcecvl8iss1pp13770-01e



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