Postsecondary students need help in finding fulfilling careers: Dickson, James

August 29, 2018

“Unfortunately, many young people will sail through their entire undergraduate education only to find themselves feeling lost and without direction at the end of the voyage,” write Langara College instructors Caroline Dickson and Kevin James. The authors reflect on the results of a career-planning workshop for high school and undergraduate students that was held in Vancouver, and which confirmed that most students found career planning to be “overwhelming” and that most parents were uncertain about how to offer support. Dickson and James discuss how career preparation and self-reflection can be better bolstered at home, in the classroom, and through work-integrated learning opportunities. The Province