ERIC Number: EJ878729
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
The College-to-Career Transition: An Exploration of Emerging Adulthood
Murphy, Kerri A.; Blustein, David L.; Bohlig, Amanda J.; Platt, Melissa G.
Journal of Counseling & Development, v88 n2 p174-181 Spr 2010
In this qualitative study, the authors explored the experience of recent college graduates transitioning from college to career within the first 3 years of their transition. Five men and 5 women were interviewed, and the narratives were analyzed using consensual qualitative research methodology. Several general themes emerged, including the role of social support, expectations, and optimism in adaptability and resilience in the college-to-career transition.
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, College Graduates, Career Development, Outcomes of Education, Interviews, Social Support Groups, Psychological Patterns, Education Work Relationship
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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