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Factors In Vocational Choice By College Women , Karen L. Peterson Jan 1980

Factors In Vocational Choice By College Women , Karen L. Peterson

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The major purpose of the study was to investigate antecedents of vocational choice in college women. Additional purposes include: development of a comprehensive instrument to assess vocational choice; subjection of the instrument to factor analysis; and identification of demographic differences by declared major;A Work Interest Questionnaire (WIQ) was devised for use in the study and consisted of 120 items organized around the areas of career considerations, role expectations, and work components. The WIQ was designed from literature search, review of established instruments, and input from faculty and students. The WIQ was administered to 437 junior and senior students in ...