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ERIC Number: EJ1163904
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2018-Jan
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0098-6283
Traditional and New Approaches to Career Preparation through Coursework
Ciarocco, Natalie J.
Teaching of Psychology, v45 n1 p32-40 Jan 2018
Traditional career preparation courses provide students with a variety of benefits. Students taking these courses report a better understanding of psychology-related careers, less indecision about their future careers, and are more knowledgeable about themselves in relation to careers. Yet only 37% of undergraduate psychology programs offer formal career preparation through the curriculum. Given the lack of experience and training faculty have on career preparation issues, they may be uncomfortable developing such courses. This article addresses considerations one should make when developing a career preparation course for undergraduate psychology majors as well as potential topics and assignments for the course. It also outlines how to place career preparation within the major using modules when career preparation courses are not available.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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