UNEMPLOYMENT ANXIETY AMONG UNIVERSITY STUDENTS
Keywords:Unemployment Anxiety, University Students.
The research aims to identify the anxiety of unemployment among university students, and the research is limited to students of the University of Baghdad from both sexes for morning study and the scientific and humanities specialization for the academic year (2021-2022). To achieve the goal of the research, the two researchers adopted Al-Jubouri’s (2019) unemployment anxiety scale. The scale, in its final form after completing the conditions of validity, reliability, and ability to discriminate, consisted of (31) items distributed over (4) areas: social, economic, professional, and psychological. After applying the scale to a sample of (615) male and female students at the University of Baghdad for the academic year (2021-2022), the data can be analyzed via using the Statistical Portfolio for the Social Sciences (SPSS) and (Microsoft Excel). The results showed the presence of unemployment anxiety among university students. Research recommendations includes improving the investment climate to encourage Local and foreign investments, to create job opportunities for graduates, according to their academic qualifications, and to develop an incentive system that contributes to attracting investors.