Career Readiness among Poor Muslim Students: Evidence from Indonesia as Largest Muslim Country

Choirudin Choirudin, I Nyoman Sudana Degeng, Dedi Kuswandi, Purnomo Purnomo, Aprezo Pardodi Maba


Career problems for Muslim students include not understanding how to choose a study that matches their abilities and interests, not having information about the world of work, still being confused about choosing a job. Still, not being able to choose a job that matches their abilities and interests, feeling anxious about getting a job after graduating from school, not having a choice of higher education or an inevitable continuation of education, not entering the world of work after graduation, and not yet having an overview of the characteristics, requirements, abilities, and skills needed in work, as well as job prospects for his future career. Participants included 302 Muslim students consisting of 85 boys (28%) and 217 girls (78%) with an average age of 20.03 years. The analysis shows no significant correlation between students' thinking styles based on age and place of residence. However, the difference in age correlates to students who have a thinking style. There is also a correlation between gender and age with students' self-efficacy with social persuasion. The subsequent analysis shows a significant positive correlation between career readiness and the legislative, liberal, hierarchical, global, executive, local, anarchic, oligarchic and internal conservative, oligopoly, and Internal. The latest analysis shows that a significant positive correlation between self-efficacy and career readiness. The higher the students have career readiness, the higher the students tend to have self-efficacy mastery experience. Our findings further confirm a significant role between different thinking and self-efficacy styles and the context of career readiness for students from low-income families who are Muslim.


Career Readiness; Self-Efficacy; Poor Muslim Students; Thinking Style;


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