Factors That Influence Career Readiness : Last Year High School Student Perception
Berta Dian Theodora1, Siti Martiah2, Ria Rahma Yanti3

1Berta Dian Theodora, Program Studi Informatika, Universitas Indraprasta PGRI, Jakarta, Indonesia.
2Siti Martiah, Program Studi Informatika, Universitas Indraprasta PGRI, Jakarta, Indonesia.
3Ria Rahma Yanti, Program Studi Teknik Industri, Universitas Indraprasta PGRI, Jakarta, Indonesia.
Manuscript received on 27 June 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 10 July 2019 | Manuscript Published on 17 July 2019 | PP: 469-471 | Volume-8 Issue-2S July 2019 | Retrieval Number: B10690782S19/2019©BEIESP
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Abstract: A career is a long-term choice and is related to the life goals to be achieved. Each individual can prepare a career since school. Individual readiness in a career starts from exploring, preparing and planning it. High school students of XII grade will enter the next level in education, so they need to think carefully about the majors that will be taken in order to support the path to the dreamed career. This research aim focuses on internal factors that influence career readiness according to student perceptions. Sampel of the research is 262 of public senior high school students of XII grade, 2018/2019 academic year in depok, West Java. Research variables are career readiness, self-understanding, achievement motivation and interest in career. The method used is quantitative descriptive and regression. The results showed that students’ career readiness was influenced by 42.7% by internal factors. The biggest factor that affects is interest, it can be understood that when students have an interest and have chosen their career choices, students will be ready to explore and plan every step that needs to be taken.
Keywords: Career, Interest, Motivation, Self-understanding.
Scope of the Article: Social Sciences