ERIC Number: EJ576303
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
Retaining Tomorrow's Scientists: Exploring the Factors That Keep Male and Female College Students Interested in Science Careers.
Sax, Linda J.
Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, v1 n1 p45-61 Jan-Mar 1994
Examines students' initial interest in scientific careers, factors influencing career choice during college, and how these factors differ between men and women. Men who abandon scientific career aspirations appear to be driven by financial concerns whereas women who decide not to pursue scientific careers appear more concerned with the social good of their career choice. Contains 26 references. (Author/PVD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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