CIP Theory of Career Development

Cognitive Information Processing (CIP) theory was developed through the joint efforts of a group of researchers at the FSU Career Center's Center for the Study of Technology in Counseling and Career Development (Tech Center). This theory is an emergent career theory, designed to examine how individuals engage in career problem solving and decision making. In particular, CIP theory describes career decision making like a recipe, which involves several ingredients as well as a process for integrating these ingredients to come out with an end product. To learn more about CIP theory use the resources below.

Read more about CIP Theory on the Tech Center Web site