1. Woman, chilean, 17 years old, highschool
2. Woman, chilean, 52 years old, civil
builder, dedicated to home working, 4
3. Woman, chilean, 25 years old, undergratuate
student of primary school teaching.
In general …
• Chilean women that have pass, or will have
to, from a student life to work life.
1. How do/did you face/faced the transition
from the student life to work life.
2. How would you like to be the pathway from
school to work life?
… and why?
How did you face
Woman says that it was
not a good experience,
because she discovers, on
the way, that after a lot of
efforts to get a job (a
women on a construction
site in the 80´s!), she
doesn´t like the profession.
How would you
like it to be?
Student girls do not
How did you did
I get my
certificate, went to
a lot of interviews
and finally get a
job in a
How you will do
I will get my
certificate, will go
to some interviews
and i will wait,
hoping to receive
What they think about the process?
That is a hard process to face up: lot of
competition and absolutely unceirtanty
about what to expect.
They believe that this way is the only
pathway: to face alone and with his own
tools, the incoming work life.
What kind of feelings she
might live on his
It was a hard,
long and painful
because it did
not finishes in
What might they feel now,
a couple years before
facing this process?
there is no
• They experience a “lonely” transition from
student life to work life: when they
graduate, they lost contact with school. Until
they find a job, they are by their own.
• This process implies a lot of stress, because of
unceirtanty of results and expectations about
• They think that the “lonely” transition mode is
the only possible.
• Chilean students needs a way to face the
transition between student life to work life
because they believe that the “lonely” process
they experience by now (that implies a lot of
stress due to the uncertainty of results) is the
only way to do it.