The Mediating Effect of Job Search Efficacy on Perceived Career Development Support and Job Search Intensity of University Students of Physical Education Majors

체육계열 대학생의 경력개발지원인식과 구직강도의 관계에서 구직효능감의 매개효과

  • Received : 2016.10.14
  • Accepted : 2017.01.20
  • Published : 2017.01.28


The aim of this study was to develop an understanding of the mediating effect of job search efficacy on perceived career development support and job support intensity of university students of physical education major. Data were collected by a total of 223 junior and senior students who are undergraduate majoring in physical education in Seoul, Chungnam, and Gyeongsang Provinvces. For the study, the reliability and validity test of the questionnaire and correlation analysis were conducted by using SPSS 20.0 program, and Structural Equation Model(SEM) using AMOS 20.0 program was conducted to analyze the data. The results were as follows. First, career development support perceived by university students of physical education majors had a statistically significant effect on job search efficacy, whereas it had no significant effect on job search intensity. Second, job search efficacy of the students had a statistically significant effect on job search intensity. Lastly, it was found that job search efficacy totally mediated the relationship between perceived career development support and job search intensity.


Supported by : 백석대학교


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