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The unemployment rate in Waukesha is pretty low compared to the national average, and in October 2012, was at about 6%. Waukesha has appeared on a few nationwide rankings, such as one of the “100 Best Places to Live,” and “100 Best Communities for Young People,” in part for its safe environment, and fairly stable economic situation. As have most cities in the country, Waukesha has been hit by the recession, though is continuing to improve. Carroll University’s Career Center is available to students seeking aid in finding a local job.
There is not too much nightlife in Waukesha, and most prefer to travel to Milwaukee for nightlife and events. Waukesha’s downtown is fairly small, though there is bowling and some restaurant options. Many students either stay on-campus for fun, go to Milwaukee, or head home. CU @ Night events are held occasionally to take students off-campus, and there are many events on-campus on weeknights and weekends. Greek life is extremely lacking, so don’t count on house parties to keep you entertained. Most students recommend joining clubs and organizations for things to do in the evening