AOL News: Oct 7th 2011
When Allison Manderino graduated in 2008 with a degree in lab-based animal sciences and a specialization in biotechnology she was chock-full of hope. She had a college degree, in the sciences no less. She would be an in-demand property, riding through the recession on her stellar credentials.
Manderino got married, becoming the young wife of an active duty soldier, she was shut down at every turn. Companies are often cautious to hire a military spouse, since he or she could end up moving at a moment’s notice. “Not getting a job was OK,” she says. “Other military wives were in the same position.”