Using work-integrated learning to enhance career planning among business undergraduates

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Author: Jackson, Denise


Effective career planning among undergraduates is increasingly important amid competitive graduate labour markets and high levels of graduate underemployment. Students must be able to set clearly defined career objectives and be equipped to identify suitable development pathways to achieve their career goals. This study examined the impact of work-integrated learning on student career planning. It focused on the completion of an elective work placement by 102 business undergraduates in a Western Australian university. The study adopted a qualitative approach and used structured...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Students; Higher education

Keywords: Work integrated learning; Career planning

Geographic subjects: Western Australia; Australia; Oceania

Published: London, England: Sage Publications in association with ACER, 2017

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Journal volume: 26

Journal number: 3

Journal date: 2017

Pages: pp. 153-164

ISSN: 1038-4162, 2200-6974 (online)

Statement of responsibility: Denise A. Jackson

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 130.489

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