International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Factors Affecting the Career Plans of University Students after Graduation
Senol Cavus, Serdar Geri, Kiyal Turgunbayeva

The concerns of university students about result a job that fits with their field of education and abilities and also about their adaptation to business life are important problems to be considered. Therefore, career planning to be dealt with from the period of student years and having information about the factors affecting career planning have great importance.This research was conducted to determine the factors affecting the career plans of final year undergraduate students after graduation. The research covers 302 students studying in senior classes of two universities in the city of Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan. The data of research was collected by questionnaire. As the result of the research, the dignity of profession, economic factors, personal characteristics and skills, university and current developments were found to be the most important factors affecting the career plans of university students. It was found that the degree of difficulty of profession, family, social factors and legal obligations have less effect on their plans. It was found and observed that there are statistically significant differences between some factors affecting career plans of students by their gender, age, university and sector preferences which they desire to serve in.

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