The effect of Part-time job experience, Social Support, and Ego-Resilience on Career Stress in College students

전문대학생의 아르바이트 경험과 사회적 지지, 자아탄력성이 진로스트레스에 미치는 영향

  • Kim, Jeong-Ah (Department of Nursing, Seoil University) ;
  • Kim, In-A (Department of Nursing, Seoil University)
  • Received : 2018.01.30
  • Accepted : 2018.04.06
  • Published : 2018.04.30


The career stress of college students is a more serious problem caused by the difficulty of finding a job these days, and various management strategies are needed. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of part-time job experience, social support, and ego-resilience on career stress in order to suggest ways to manage career stress. The subjects were 457 college students. Multiple regression analysis was used. First, there were no significant differences in ego-resilience, social support, and career stress according to the experience of part-time job. However, employment pressure, a sub-scale of career stress, was higher among college students who had part-time jobs. Second, the experience of part-time work had a significant effect on career stress. College students without a part-time job showed higher career stress than those who had. Third, the effect of social support on career stress was more effective for college students who did not have part-time jobs. Fourth, ego-resilience showed no effect on career stress. However, an interaction effect between the part-time job experience and gender was found. Based on these findings, college students without part-time work experience should be offered counseling management through social support and a program is needed to enhance ego-resilience in female students.


Career Stress;College Student;Ego-Resilience;Part-time job experience;Social Support


Supported by : 서일대학교


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