Career Development Quarterly

The quarterly official journal of the National Career Development Association (NCDA). Publishes articles on career interventions, career counseling, individual and organizational career development, work and leisure, career education, career coaching, and

Articles from Vol. 55, No. 4, June

Attachment Style and Dysfunctional Career Thoughts: How Attachment Style Can Affect the Career Counseling Process
This article examines the relationship between attachment style, measured by Experiences in Close Relationships-Revised (R. C. Fraley, N. G. Waller, & K. A. Brennan, 2000), and dysfunctional career thoughts, measured by the Career Thoughts Inventory...
Behavioral Exploration of Career and Specialty Choice in Medical Students
Understanding the process by which students naturally construct and internalize their educational experiences relating to career development is important to career counseling. The author investigated how exploratory behaviors during a community-based...
Career Counseling with African Immigrant College Students: Theoretical Approaches and Implications for Practice
The purpose of this article is twofold: (a) to explore the career development needs and issues that are unique to Black sub-Saharan African immigrants, with an emphasis on college students, and (b) to discuss how career development professionals can...
Career Specialty Preferences among Psychology Majors: Cognitive Processing Styles Associated with Scientist and Practitioner Interests
The authors investigated cognitive processing styles associated with interests in scientist and practitioner activities among a sample of undergraduate psychology majors who planned to attend graduate school. Results indicated that interests in scientist...
Classifying At-Risk High School Youth: The Influence of Exposure to Community Violence and Protective Factors on Academic and Health Outcomes
Using cluster analysis, 789 predominately Latino and African American high school youth were classified into varying academic at-risk profiles using self-reported levels of academic confidence, motivation to attend school, perceived family support, connections...
The Effect of a Career Development Course on the Dysfunctional Career Thoughts of Racially and Ethnically Diverse College Freshmen
Pre- and posttests revealed that the dysfunctional career thoughts of 158 racially and ethnically diverse college freshmen were significantly reduced following a 6-week, 1-credit-hour career development course. Freshmen with the highest level of dysfunctional...
The Work Values of First-Year College Students: Exploring Group Differences
A sample of 3,570 first-year college students were surveyed regarding the factors they deemed most important to their long-term career choice. Students as a whole identified intrinsic interest, high salary, contributions to society, and prestige as their...
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