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Navigating Multiple Pathways: A Guide to Supporting Adolescent Career Decision-Making and Choice

September 6, 2023

At a Glance

This guide is intended to help educators, program directors, career counselors, employers, families, and other caring adults in their efforts to create career learning and navigation ecosystems that support and guide student career decision-making and choices, taking into account personal, social, and life aspirations and career goals.

Contributors
Joel Vargas Vice President
Clare Bertrand Senior Director
Allison Danielsen, Executive Director, BigFuture Careers and Partnerships, College Board
Ashleigh Goldberg, Director, BigFuture, College Board
Practices & Centers

Drawing from an extensive review of relevant research literature as well as a broad scan of high-quality resources, this guide asks two key questions that are essential to understanding how to support young people to have self-efficacy in their career decision-making abilities:

  1. How do young people develop their own career identity and pathways?
  2. What influences the decisions young people make about their career paths?

Read on in Navigating Multiple Pathways: A Guide to Supporting Adolescent Career Decision-Making and Choice, available for download.

 

 

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