ERIC Number: ED453869
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-May
Reference Count: N/A
Employment Experience of NVCC Entering Students: Fall 1999.
Northern Virginia Community Coll., Annandale. Office of Institutional Research.
This report examines the work backgrounds of students entering Northern Virginia Community College (NVCC) in the fall of 1999. The report is based on results from the Entering Student Survey administered to students during the fall 1999 semester. The report presented in four sections: (1) the status, employment history, work schedules, income, and benefits of all survey respondents; (2) an analysis of status, employment history, work schedules, income, and benefits by age; (3) analyses by gender; and (4) analyses by race. Highlights include: (1) slightly more than 90% of the respondents were employed; (2) younger students were more likely to classify themselves as primarily students, while older students saw themselves as primarily employees; (3) approximately 51% of the respondents reported earning under $20,000 per year, with 52% of them earning under $10,000; (4) most of the students reported that they were not employed in the areas in which they would like to work; (5) only about 15% of respondents reported that they would like to advance in the field in which they were currently employed; (6) the largest percentage of respondents (45%) reported working weekdays between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.; and (7) a high proportion of respondents (72%) reported that their employers do not pay for education/training expenses or expenses such as transportation or dependent care. (NB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Northern Virginia Community Coll., Annandale. Office of Institutional Research.