DOI: 10.14704/nq.2018.16.6.1662

Career Planning Decision-making of College Students Based on Cognitive Science

Shensheng Chen, Kai Zhou


Under severe employment pressure and competition conditions, it is the first issue for college students to make career planning decisions suitable for their own development, which is of great significance for improving college students' career efficacy and career maturity. This paper studies the career planning decision-making of college students based on cognitive science theory. The results show that career decision-making should emphasize the relationship between human and information, and human and value, and realize the compatibility and accessibility of career desire through the cognition of personal and career matching. In the career planning decision-making stage, group counselling intervention can significantly improve the career maturity of college students, and has long-term effectiveness on improving career planning decision-making of college students. The analysis on cognitive science theory finds that the ultimate goal of career planning decision-making is to improve the ability of career decision-makers through scientific information processing ability.


Career Planning Decision, Career Efficacy, Career Maturity, Cognitive Science

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