Career Developments Magazine

Career Developments, the NCDA print magazine for members-only, is a themed publication offering articles that balance a broad vision with practical applications. Published four times per year, each issue offers a focused article on a select theme, a feature article on a prominent NCDA event, and specific content for five departments.

Attention NCDA Members: Career Developments members-only quarterly magazine now online!

In response to requests for “going green,” the print magazine is now available to all NCDA Members in a digital format. We understand that many members enjoy holding the printed magazine in their hands after receiving it their mailbox. The print format is still available as a membership option. Those in the United States may opt to receive the print version, at no additional charge. Those from outside of the US may elect to receive a print copy for $15 annually.  This price covers the ever increasing cost of postage. Please make your selection for print during your membership renewal process by using the membership form or accessing your profile under Members Only. Questions about this change may be directed to  We hope you enjoy the new digital option as part of your membership benefits!


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"How the World of Work is Changing with Technology"
Spring/Summer 2021

Spring/Summer CD 2021




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Table of Contents


The Virtual 2021 NCDA Global Career Development Conference
By Mary Ann Powell



Summer Career Academy: A Programmatic Approach to Career Development During a Global Pandemic
By Jonathan Constable, Cayce Jones, and Lauren Rhodes




Higher Education Highlights
Post-COVID, Re-envisioning Technology-Career Educator Partnerships is Essential
By Joseph A. Testani and Rose Nakamoto



From the President:
Technology and Career Development Work
By Seth Hayden

From the Executive Director:
How NCDA is Changing with Technology
By Deneen Pennington

Thought Leader Insights:
A Conversation with Melissa Venable

By Jenn Long Leard

Ethics in a Nutshell:
Ethics with Changing Technology
By Diane Farrell and Keley Smith-Keller

The Marketplace:
Technology Employment During the Pandemic
By Charles Lehman

On the Web
By Melanie Reinersman