Finishing your graduate thesis? Currently working on it? Or have you graduated already but never published your work? Feel intimidated about publishing a full article? The Canadian Journal of Career Development (CJCD) is publishing a special issue in 2017 that focuses only on research-in-brief of current and past graduate students.

Submission guidelines:

  • All submissions should deal with career development in its broadest sense
  • Research must have been conducted primarily by a graduate student. Professors and other individuals can be co-authors, however, primary author needs to be a graduate student
  • Briefs are to be 5 pages (2,500 words maximum), including an intro, methods, results, and conclusions (as applicable)
  • APA 6th edition publication standards
  • Deadline for submissions is Monday, April 3, 2017

Please submit to with the subject line: Graduate Research Brief Special Issue. Any inquires or questions can be addressed to Associate Editor Diana Boyd at or 709.864.6162.

The Canadian Journal of Career Development is a partnership project between CERIC and Memorial University of Newfoundland with the support of The Counselling Foundation of Canada. It is Canada’s only peer-reviewed publication of multi-sectoral career-related academic research and best practices from this country and around the world.