Recent College Grads Are Flocking To These Cities, According To LinkedIn

With their diplomas in hand, millions of college graduates around the globe are ready to jump into the work world that, for most, exists someplace other than where their alma mater is located.

Some global cities are hotter destinations than others for recent college grads, however, with roughly 40 percent of new residents comprising recent college grads in the most popular destinations. Over the past year, LinkedIn analyzed the migration patterns of members 0-3 years out of college, studying moves greater than 100 miles (from starting city to destination city) that included more than 100 members. Also included (for those who still may be on the job hunt) are the biggest employers of freshly-minted grads in each city.

Below are the 10 cities worldwide to where recent graduates are headed in droves:

10) Sao Paulo, Brazil
9) Bangalore
8) San Francisco Bay Area
7) London
6) Chicago
5) New York City
4) Madrid
3) Minneapolis-St. Paul
40 percent of new residents in 2013 were recent college grads. The major companies hiring new grads: Target, 3M, General Mills, Wells Fargo, Cargil
2) Washington, D.C.
1) Paris

(Source: The Huffington Post)