Career optimism high among Gen-Z students, survey says

August 24, 2021
Published: 11:27 am August 24, 2021 | Updated: 11:29 am August 24, 2021

The webinar features the presentation of key findings from the College Experience Survey focusing on the factors that influence the career optimism of Gen-Z Filipino College Students.


Career optimism, defined as the disposition to expect the best possible outcome of one’s future career development, was found to be high among Filipino Generation-Z college students, according to a survey presented at a webinar on Friday (Aug. 20) by the Far Eastern University Public Policy Center (FEU-PPC).

“From the [freshmen in] the 2020 cohort, many respondents seem to be optimistic about their careers despite the ongoing pandemic,” said Dr. Ma. Christina F. Epetia, assistant professor at the University of the Philippines School of Economics and author of the policy paper on Gen-Z’s career optimism. “Around 52.6% of males and 66.6% of females said they strongly agree on being eager to pursue career goals.”

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