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Callanan, Gerard A.; Zimmerman, Monica – Journal of Career Development, 2016
Reflecting the need for a better and broader understanding of the factors influencing the choices to enter into or exit an entrepreneurial career, this article applies a structured, normative model of career management to the career decision-making of entrepreneurs. The application of a structured model can assist career counselors, college career…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Decision Making, Entrepreneurship, Models
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Haslerig, Siduri J.; Navarro, Kristina M. – Journal of Career Development, 2016
Higher education career development professionals are charged with more than understanding the challenges and needs of a diverse student body, and they must also prepare students for career fields in life after higher education. This empirical study explored the graduate degree choices and career aspirations of 14 college athletes who competed in…
Descriptors: Athletes, Career Choice, Graduate Study, Career Development
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Rhee, Eunjeong; Lee, Bo Hyun; Kim, Boyoung; Ha, Gyuyoung; Lee, Sang Min – Journal of Career Development, 2016
The current study investigated how the five components of planned happenstance skills are related to vocational identity statuses. For determination of relationships, cluster and discriminant analyses were conducted sequentially on a sample of 515 university students in South Korea. Cluster analysis revealed vocational identity statuses to be…
Descriptors: Discriminant Analysis, Multivariate Analysis, Higher Education, Foreign Countries
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Moore, Sharon; Rosenbloom, Tova – Journal of Career Development, 2016
This article accounts for a renovation by enriching the existent literature regarding two major nowadays phenomena and their labor implications, which might require a rethinking regarding new career-development approaches: the overeducation phenomenon (academic graduates whose educational level exceeds the educational level required in their jobs)…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Overachievement, Education Work Relationship, Income
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Rizzolo, Sonja; DeForest, Aubreena R.; DeCino, Daniel A.; Strear, Molly; Landram, Suzanne – Journal of Career Development, 2016
Graduate higher education has done little to assess and understand graduate students' needs and experiences beyond the classroom. Therefore, we conducted a phenomenological study using multiple data collection tools, including survey and focus groups from two different time periods to implement a multiphase needs assessment. The goal of the…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Student Attitudes, Student Experience, Professional Development
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Pizzolato, Jane Elizabeth – Journal of Career Development, 2007
Through study of 32 students' narratives about coping with external threats to their career goals (e.g., denial of admission to the major of their choice), this study examines the following issues: (a) the coping mechanisms student use when faced with threats that loom large, (b) the relation between coping methods employed and whether the goal is…
Descriptors: Coping, Career Development, Personal Narratives, Theory Practice Relationship
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Logue, Christen T.; Lounsbury, John W.; Gupta, Arpana; Leong, Frederick T. L. – Journal of Career Development, 2007
Based on 164 undergraduate business majors, we examined the relationship between satisfaction with major and Holland's vocational interests and with the Big Five and narrow personality traits. Contrary to our hypothesis, enterprising scores were unrelated to major satisfaction. As hypothesized, using ipsative and normative scores, investigative,…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Personality Traits, Vocational Interests, Assertiveness
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Cunningham, George B.; Bruening, Jennifer; Sartore, Melanie L.; Sagas, Michael; Fink, Janet S. – Journal of Career Development, 2005
Social cognitive career theory is used to investigate student intentions to enter the sport and leisure industry. Data are gathered from 197 undergraduate students from four universities located across the United States. Path analysis supports the general model, as self-efficacy and outcomes expectations hold positive associations with vocational…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Self Efficacy, Vocational Interests, Path Analysis
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Brewer, Ernest W.; Landers, Jama McMahan – Journal of Career Development, 2005
This longitudinal study examined the impact of participation in the federally funded Talent Search program at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The Talent Search program provides career exploration and counseling services to low-income students with the potential to be first-generation college graduates. Postsecondary education enrollment…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Talent, Higher Education, Counseling Services
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Wessel, Roger D.; Christian, Nicholas T.; Hoff, Alison K. – Journal of Career Development, 2003
The effectiveness of the Career Success Club, which engaged college students in career management activities, was measured by comparing 206 members and 212 nonmembers (170 freshmen, 125 sophomores/juniors, 123 seniors). Sophomores, juniors, and seniors displayed more enhanced career development than freshmen. (Contains 40 references.) (SK)
Descriptors: Career Development, Career Planning, Class Rank, College Students
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Miller, Kristina L. – Journal of Career Development, 2003
The University of Missouri-Columbia's implementation of the federal Job Location and Development program helps students find employment that will assist in funding their education as well as provide opportunities to develop job skills and self- and career awareness. (SK)
Descriptors: Career Centers, Experiential Learning, Federal Programs, Higher Education
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Nell, Amanda E. – Journal of Career Development, 2003
The University of Missouri-Columbia's career center began to develop placement services for liberal arts students by conducting an environmental scan that acquired information from faculty, students, and employers. A strategic plan that focused on the specific career needs of liberal arts majors was developed. (SK)
Descriptors: Career Centers, College Students, Employment Services, Environmental Scanning
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McKinnon, Lynn C. – Journal of Career Development, 2002
Community career services are provided by the University of Missouri for faculty/staff, students, alumni, and community members by graduate-level counselors-in-training. Future goals include expanding awareness of the services to more diverse populations and improving linkages to local employment information. (SK)
Descriptors: Career Centers, Career Counseling, Community Services, Higher Education
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Flores, Lisa Y.; Heppner, Mary J. – Journal of Career Development, 2002
Critical areas in which career counselors need training are as follows: demographics, world of work, career and multicultural counseling competence, career counseling process, multicultural counseling theories, career development models, career assessment, barriers to career development, culturally sensitive career centers, and continuing…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Competence, Counselor Training, Cultural Pluralism
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Yang, Eunjoo; Wong, Sing Chee; Hwang, Mae-hyang; Heppner, Mary J. – Journal of Career Development, 2002
The University of Missouri Career Center developed career counseling services specifically for international students that address graduate study, employment opportunities, work permits, and career assessments. Services were designed to be responsive to different cultural contexts, use culturally valid methods, and involve appropriate outreach…
Descriptors: Career Centers, Career Counseling, Cultural Context, Foreign Students
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