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Gbadamosi, Gbolahan; Evans, Carl; Obalola, Musa Adebayo – Journal of Education and Work, 2016
Students working part-time while studying for a full-time university degree are commonplace in many Western countries. This paper, however, examines the historically uncommon part-time working activities and career aspirations among Nigerian university students. In particular, how working is perceived to contribute to developing employability…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Part Time Employment, Student Employment, College Students
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Fleischmann, Katja; Daniel, Ryan – Journal of Education and Work, 2015
Work practices in the creative industries have changed significantly since the turn of the twenty-first century. The design profession in particular has been influenced by rapidly emerging digital media practices and processes. While the design sector remains a significant source of employment, in recent years, there has been considerable growth…
Descriptors: Creative Activities, Design, Professional Occupations, Employment
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Lindberg, Ola – Journal of Education and Work, 2013
The present article concerns employability in physicians' professional practice. Drawing on interview data from recruiters at 21 Swedish hospitals with the most applicants for a medical internship, the article seeks to develop a theory of what constitutes an "employable medical intern". Using Pierre Bourdieu's concept of capital, two…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Employment Potential, Education Work Relationship, Internship Programs