Did You Hear the One About the Grad Who Went to Comedy School to Get a Job?

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The job market is so competitive it's not funny, but some college graduates hope that comedy school can give them an edge in finding employment.

Take The Second City: It's legendary as a proving ground for comic talent, but training at the Chicago-based theater and school of improvisation can work offstage too.

Beginning in 1959, The Second City sought to be the leading brand of improv-based comedy worldwide. With more than 50 years of success, training centers located in Chicago, Toronto and Hollywood, and after producing thousands of the world's funniest people (including Robert Belushi, pictured), it's achieved its dream. But how can The Second City help its students achieve theirs?