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ERIC Number: EJ665663
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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ISSN: ISSN-0894-8453
Science Career-Related Possible Selves of Adolescent Girls: A Longitudinal Study.
Packard, Becky Wai-Ling; Nguyen, Dam
Journal of Career Development, v29 n4 p251-63 Sum 2003
Of 41 female high school graduates of an intensive math/science program, 30 pursued science, math, engineering, or computer careers; 6 maintained initial career aspirations throughout adolescence; 12 chose their current aspiration from initial ones; 8 developed new aspirations; and 15 shifted initial aspirations to new ones. Internships, mentoring, and intensive programs helped them negotiate possible selves. (Contains 28 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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