Does The Internship Experience Affect to the Career Intentions as an Accountant?

Does The Internship Experience Affect to the Career Intentions as an Accountant?

Author by Dr. Grace Ogundajo

Journal/Publisher: Akrual: Jurnal Akuntansi

Volume/Edition: 12

Language: English

Pages: 217 - 229

Abstract

This research purpose are to examine the factors that influence career intentions as an accountants from the perspective of TPB theory, to examine the effect of internship experience on attitude toward behavior, perception of behavioral control and subjective norms. The analyzed data using the SEM-PLS. The results indicated that: Sensory experiences had a positive but insignificant effect on attitude toward behavior. Besides, it had a negative and insignificant effect on subjective norms and perceived behavior control; Affective experiences had a positive and significant effect on attitude toward behavior. Besides, it had a positive but insignificant effect on subjective norms and perceived behavior control; Physical experiences had a negative and significant effect on attitude toward behavior. Besides, it had a positive but insignificant effect on subjective norms. Furthermore, it had a negative and significant effect on perceived behavior control; Cognitive-creative experiences had a positive and significant effect on attitude toward behavior, subjective norms, and perceived behavior control; Relation experiences had a positive and significant effect on attitude toward behavior, subjective norms, and perceived behavior control; Attitude toward behavior, subjective norms, and perceived behavior control had a positive and significant effect on career intention as an accountant. This results contributes to encouraging and the success of campus management with a one year industrial internship curriculum program.


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