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Jones, Brett D.; Tendhar, Chosang; Paretti, Marie C. – Journal of Career Development, 2016
The purpose of this study was to examine whether students' perceptions in a first-year university engineering course affected their engineering identification, motivational beliefs, and engineering major and career goals. Based on current motivation models and theories, we hypothesized that students' perceptions of the components of the MUSIC…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Statistical Analysis, Prediction, Majors (Students)
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Laughman, Courtney; Boyd, Elizabeth M.; Rusbasan, David – Journal of Career Development, 2016
Conflict occurring between the roles of work and family has been heavily researched. Recently, however, research has been branching out to study roles beyond work and family. For example, a few researchers have investigated conflict that occurs between the roles of work and school. However, these studies have focused mainly on school and personal…
Descriptors: College Students, Burnout, Job Satisfaction, Student Attitudes
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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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Dispenza, Franco; Brown, Colton; Chastain, Taylor E. – Journal of Career Development, 2016
Sexual minority persons (e.g., lesbian, gay, bisexual, and queer) are likely to encounter "minority stress", such as discrimination, concealment, expectation of rejection, and internalized heterosexism. Minority stress occurs alongside one's lifespan and has considerable implications in the context of the career lifespan trajectory.…
Descriptors: Minority Groups, Sexual Orientation, Homosexuality, Stress Variables
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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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Inda-Caro, Mercedes; Rodríguez-Menéndez, Carmen; Peña-Calvo, José-Vicente – Journal of Career Development, 2016
The authors have examined the relative contribution of personal (emotional state, gender-role attitudes), contextual (perceived social supports and barriers), and cognitive (self-efficacy beliefs, outcome expectations) variables to technological interests in a sample (N = 2,364) of 10th-grade Spanish students. The results of path analysis…
Descriptors: High School Students, Social Cognition, Self Efficacy, Beliefs
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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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Savela, Alexandra E.; O'Brien, Karen M. – Journal of Career Development, 2016
This study examined how college women's instrumentality and expectations about combining work and family predicted early career development variables. Specifically, 177 undergraduate women completed measures of instrumentality (i.e., traits such as ambition, assertiveness, and risk taking), willingness to compromise career for family, anticipated…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Females, Predictor Variables, Career Planning
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Welde, Annelise M. J.; Bernes, Kerry B.; Gunn, Thelma M.; Ross, Stanley A. – Journal of Career Development, 2016
A teacher-training program was introduced in Southern Alberta, Canada, to enable intern teachers to integrate career education projects into their mainstream elementary school courses. This non-experimental, descriptive evaluation used content analysis to examine the effectiveness of 25 career education projects and their corresponding 56 types of…
Descriptors: Career Education, Elementary School Students, Intervention, Content Analysis
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In, Hyoyeon – Journal of Career Development, 2016
This study examined the role of acculturation to the host culture, acculturation to the home culture, and dispositional hope in career decision self-efficacy (CDSE) in a sample of 213 Korean international undergraduate students enrolled in U.S. universities. The findings revealed that hope and acculturation to the host culture uniquely and…
Descriptors: Acculturation, Prediction, Career Choice, Self Efficacy
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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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Hatala, John-Paul; Yamkovenko, Bogdan – Journal of Career Development, 2016
The purpose of this study is to empirically investigate the relationship between the self-regulatory variable of goal orientation and the extent to which job seekers reach out to and use weak ties in their job search. Weak ties, as defined by Granovettor, are connections to densely knit networks outside the individual's direct contacts who could…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Goal Orientation, Self Management, Job Search Methods
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Kantamneni, Neeta; Dharmalingam, Kavitha; Tate, Jessica M.; Perlman, Beth L.; Majmudar, Chaitasi R.; Shada, Nichole – Journal of Career Development, 2016
Undocumented student immigrants in the United States face substantial challenges in higher education including systemic, institutional, and cultural barriers that often impede access to and success in higher education. These barriers directly influence academic and work opportunities. The purpose of this article is to discuss the myriad of factors…
Descriptors: Undocumented Immigrants, College Students, Access to Education, Barriers
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Bubic, Andreja; Ivaniševic, Karmen – Journal of Career Development, 2016
A transition from elementary to high school represents a very profound change and a potential source of stress, as it often requires young adolescents to make significant professional decisions. This topic was the focus of the present study in which 303 Croatian students attending their final year of elementary school completed measures of career…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Grade 8, Career Choice
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Harlow, Alicia J.; Bowman, Sharon L. – Journal of Career Development, 2016
This study examined the career decision self-efficacy (CDSE) and career maturity of 268 first-generation baccalaureate and community college student participants. Three independent variables were analyzed, including generational status (first generation and nonfirst generation), college type (baccalaureate, community college), and socioeconomic…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Self Efficacy, Vocational Maturity, Community Colleges
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