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The Career Development Quarterly is the official journal of the National Career Development Association (NCDA), a division of the American Counseling Association. Access to the journal is available through the Wiley Online Library to NCDA members and subscribers. 

For full access to this journal, you must be logged in and an authenticated NCDA division member.


The Career Development Quarterly invites manuscripts regarding career development, education and counseling for diverse individuals across the lifespan. Because the journal is dedicated to producing articles that help enhance career development, manuscripts should include implications for practice. The journal welcomes a variety of methodological approaches, including qualitative, quantitative, mixed methods and rigorous reviews of the literature.


Melinda GibbonsMelinda Miller Gibbons, PhD 
Professor and Academic Unit Coordinator, Counselor Education 
University of Tennessee 
Term: January 2024 – December 2026 
The full editorial board roster is available on the Wiley site.


The Career Development Quarterly invites manuscripts that explore, promote and support career development of diverse individuals across the lifespan. Additional information about submissions can be found here. Submissions must be made through Wiley’s Research Exchange platform for the journal.

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