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ERIC Number: EJ889411
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Jun
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 36
ISSN: ISSN-0889-4019
First-Generation African American Male College Students: Implications for Career Counselors
Owens, Delila; Lacey, Krim; Rawls, Glinda; Holbert-Quince, JoAnne
Career Development Quarterly, v58 n4 p291-300 Jun 2010
The path to upward mobility or economic success for African American men is often filled with obstacles and roadblocks. Many first-generation African American men entering colleges and universities face limited resources and opportunities to aid in their career development and efforts to meet their career objectives. This article explores the career development needs of African American men attending colleges and universities. The article provides suggestions, techniques, and strategies that career counselors and student affairs personnel can use to assist these African American men in their career development. Implications for career counselors are also addressed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools; Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A