Journal of Career Development

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Journal Of Career Development  
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Abbreviated title (ISO 4)
J. Career Dev.
Discipline Business
Language English
Edited by Lisa Y. Flores
Publication details
SAGE Publications (United Kingdom)
Publication history
Frequency Bimonthly
ISSN 0894-8453 (print)
1556-0856 (web)
LCCN 85644338
OCLC no. 11297198

Journal of Career Development is a peer-reviewed academic journal that publishes papers in the field of Psychology. The journal's editor is Lisa Y. Flores (University of Missouri). It has been in publication since 1972 and is currently published by SAGE Publications in association with Curators of University of Missouri.


Journal of Career Development aims to provide professionals in fields such as counselling, psychology and student personnel with concepts, ideas and methodology in career development theory, research and practice. The journal covers topics such as career education, career and leisure and career development of special needs populations.

Abstracting and indexing

Journal of Career Development is abstracted and indexed in, among other databases: SCOPUS, and the Social Sciences Citation Index. According to the Journal Citation Reports, its 2010 impact factor is 1.050, ranking it 41 out of 67 journals in the category ‘Psychology, Applied’.[1]


  1. "Journals Ranked by Impact: Psychology, applied". 2010 Journal Citation Reports. Web of Science (Social Sciences ed.). Thomson Reuters. 2011. 

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