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Hansen, Jamie M.; Jackson, Aaron P.; Pedersen, Tyler R. – Journal of Career Development, 2017
Research suggests that career development courses have positive impacts on college students' career development outputs. What is less established is the impact of these career courses on educational outcomes like retention, graduation rate, and academic performance. This study compared two groups of undergraduate students: one that successfully…
Descriptors: Career Development, Outcomes of Education, Courses, Academic Achievement
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O'Brien, Karen M.; Sauber, Elizabeth; Merson, Erica S.; Chronis-Tuscano, Andrea – Journal of Career Development, 2017
Mothers of children with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder were studied with regard to employment status, workplace characteristics, and depressive symptoms. Self-complexity theory proposes that complex self-representations buffer against depression; however, maternal employment may challenge mothers' ability to attend to the many needs of…
Descriptors: Employed Parents, Mothers, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Symptoms (Individual Disorders)
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Warlick, Craig A.; Ingram, Paul B.; Multon, Karen D.; Vuyk, M. Alexandra – Journal of Career Development, 2017
Religion is a shaping force in the world today, increasingly expressed and integral to the flow and function of the workplace. The relationship between religious identity and work function is clearly present. However, no lines of research have explored how religion explains the variations in vocational interest, despite speculation that it does…
Descriptors: Religious Factors, Vocational Interests, World Views, Beliefs
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Scheitle, Christopher P.; Ecklund, Elaine Howard – Journal of Career Development, 2017
Apparent conflicts between religion and science are often observed in the United States. One consequence of such conflicts might be that religious individuals will be less likely to recommend their children pursue a career in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). We examine this possibility using a nationally representative…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Science Careers, Role of Religion, National Surveys
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Shin, Yun-Jeong; Lee, Ji-Yeon – Journal of Career Development, 2017
The purpose of this study was to examine the cross-cultural validity of the effects of attachment, career-choice pessimism, and intrinsic motivation on career adaptability (CA) in American (n = 198) and Korean (n = 294) college students. We hypothesized that the association between attachment and CA is sequentially mediated by career-choice…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Predictor Variables, Attachment Behavior, Cross Cultural Studies
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Falco, Lia D. – Journal of Career Development, 2017
There is an increasing concern that the demand for science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) workers in the United States will exceed the supply. In the United States, very few students, and underrepresented students in particular, are pursuing STEM educational and occupational goals that underscores the need for school counselors to…
Descriptors: Career Development, School Counselors, STEM Education, Literature Reviews
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Reilly, Erin D.; Rackley, Kadie R.; Awad, Germine H. – Journal of Career Development, 2017
This study investigated evaluations and advice communicated to male and female technology interns experiencing work difficulties, using a 2 (workplace issue: ability or interpersonal) ×2 (intern gender: male vs. female) between-subjects experimental design. Technology professionals rated hypothetical interns on competence, qualifications,…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Gender Differences, Gender Bias, Internship Programs
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Wells, Janelle E.; Kerwin, Shannon – Journal of Career Development, 2017
The aim of this study was to evaluate senior athletic administrators' expectations and intentions of becoming National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I athletic directors (ADs) and explore women and racial minority senior athletic administrators' athletic workplace experience. To serve the purpose, two studies using social…
Descriptors: College Athletics, Administrators, Gender Differences, Social Cognition
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Blondeau, Lauren; Awad, Germine H. – Journal of Career Development, 2017
Males continue to dominate mathematics-related areas in graduate school and employment, possibly due to the differential guidance that they receive as students. In the present study, 180 undergraduates completed an online survey on the career and graduate school guidance they received from mathematics professors. Student sex, professor sex, and…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Undergraduate Students, Career Guidance, College Mathematics
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Lipshits-Braziler, Yuliya; Tatar, Moshe; Gati, Itamar – Journal of Career Development, 2017
The present research investigated which strategies Israeli young adults (N = 254) use to cope with their career indecision and the perceived effectiveness of these strategies. Their perceptions of the effectiveness of coping strategies were compared to the respective judgments of career counselors (N = 36). The similarity between the young adults'…
Descriptors: Young Adults, Career Counseling, Counselor Attitudes, Coping
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Park, Kira; Woo, Sungbum; Park, Kibok; Kyea, Jina; Yang, Eunjoo – Journal of Career Development, 2017
This study investigated trait anxiety, career exploration behaviors, and career indecision. Using longitudinal data, career exploration behavior was examined as a mediator in the relationship between trait anxiety and career indecision. Five hundred and one Korean college students completed online questionnaires at three different time points with…
Descriptors: Anxiety, Career Exploration, Career Choice, Decision Making
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Powers, Samantha Rae; Myers, Karen K. – Journal of Career Development, 2017
Framed by social cognitive career theory, this study identified college students' perceptions of the most influential sources and content of encouraging/discouraging career messages (vocational anticipatory socialization [VAS]). A survey of 873 university students found that mothers, followed by teachers/professors, friends, and fathers, were…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Surveys, Student Attitudes, Social Support Groups
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Allan, Blake A.; Owens, Rhea L.; Duffy, Ryan D. – Journal of Career Development, 2017
Assessing the value of meaningful work among undergraduate students is important for guiding career counseling, especially because today's students are often stereotyped as entitled and uninterested in prosocial or meaningful work. Additionally, understanding the value of meaningful work from the perspectives of career counselors would clarify if…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Undergraduate Students, Student Needs, Counselor Training
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Perry, Justin C.; Raeburn, Ryan – Journal of Career Development, 2017
The present study investigated developmental differences and stability in possible selves within the educational and occupational domain among a diverse sample of urban youth (N = 319). A secondary aim was to test the "aspiration-expectation gap" while exploring the role of subjective social class and gender differences. Results did not…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Urban Youth, Gender Differences, Occupational Aspiration
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Garrison, Yunkyoung Loh; Lee, Ki-Hak; Ali, Saba Rasheed – Journal of Career Development, 2017
Identity formation is considered as a key factor in the conceptualization of life satisfaction (LS). Recent volatility in labor markets has negatively influenced college students' LS and attending to the relationship between their career identity (CI) and LS has become important for career researchers and counselors. The purpose of this study is…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Life Satisfaction, College Students, Student Attitudes
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