Creating a Lifelong Career Development Model


  • Kathryn A Levine University of Manitoba
  • Dawn Sutherland University of Winnipeg
  • Darrell Cole Career Trek Inc


Career, Development Model, Youth, Intervention programs


A limitation of current theoretical knowledge in youth’s career exploration is the incomplete research regarding how career exploration needs change developmentally and the impact of career interventions over time. Research has often focused on career-related indicators and/or the outcomes of a particular intervention within one developmental time frame. There has been less attention paid to the developmental characteristics of the intervention, the relationship between the intervention and environmental influences, and the linkages between theoretical constructs, differences in developmental stages, and how these may impact the intervention.


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How to Cite

Levine, K. A., Sutherland, D. ., & Cole, D. . (2018). Creating a Lifelong Career Development Model. Canadian Journal of Career Development, 17(2), 25–42. Retrieved from