Who says there aren't job opportunities for college graduates? This article provides details on job opportunities that are in great demand by the government's surveillance agencies--computer hackers. It also indicates that hackers don't necessarily have to work for the spy agencies directly, which might cause some issues of conscience, instead they can work for private contractors.
“The government doesn’t have the resources to directly monitor every American or let alone every foreigner but they want to read the communications of every foreigner and they want to collect information on every American,” explains Soghoian. “What do you do when you don’t have the manpower to collect everyone’s communications?”For another way to gather private information which might offer more job opportunities, see also this article from the same source entitled "Glimmerglass Intercepts Undersea Cable Traffic for Spy Agencies".
The answer, he says, is spy software. [Designed by corporations]