Event Title

Late Adolescence: Impact of Social Media on Transition to Career

Location

Golden Eagles

Department

Counselor Education

Abstract

The presentation will discuss the current patterns in career development in the late adolescent stage as pertaining to the employment, unemployment, career choice, cultural aspects, gender differences and use of social media. The presentation will include an overview and characteristics of late adolescence. Included will be the biology, social emotional and cognitive development. Traditional transition from college to work will be discussed including multicultural aspects pertaining to career search. The use of social media by both employers and employees in shaping the professional choices made will be presented. The presentation will include career development strategies and interventions that can be used in the period post college and employment.

Faculty Sponsor

Hulya Ermis-Demirtas, Northeastern Illinois University

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May 6th, 9:20 AM

Late Adolescence: Impact of Social Media on Transition to Career

Golden Eagles

The presentation will discuss the current patterns in career development in the late adolescent stage as pertaining to the employment, unemployment, career choice, cultural aspects, gender differences and use of social media. The presentation will include an overview and characteristics of late adolescence. Included will be the biology, social emotional and cognitive development. Traditional transition from college to work will be discussed including multicultural aspects pertaining to career search. The use of social media by both employers and employees in shaping the professional choices made will be presented. The presentation will include career development strategies and interventions that can be used in the period post college and employment.