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Adolescents’ Science Career Aspirations Explored Through Identity and Possible Selves

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Choosing life and work pathways is a major developmental task for adolescents and young adults. In today’s global information age, there is increasing importance placed on training in what has been termed the SMT disciplines—science, mathematics, and technology, where technology includes computer science and engineering.

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Career Development Career Choice Outcome Expectation Financial Security Career Goal 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Educational Psychology and LeadershipUniversity of VictoriaVictoriaCanada
  2. 2.Department of Curriculum and InstructionUniversity of VictoriaVictoriaCanada

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