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Xueying Gu Professor

Academic Area: 
Career development
Research Interests: 
  • Career development
  • Psychological Assessment on Career Development

Educational Background

  • Ph. D, Psychology, Nanjing Normal University(1998)
  • BA, Education, East China Normal University(1985)

Research Projects

  1. Developing Assessment Tools on College students’ career interest & Values. Entrust project by Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China, 2016-2017  
  2. Self-exploration and Career Development. National Quality Public Video Curriculum, 2013-2015
  3. Research on the Career Development of the New Generation of Migrant Workers. Key project sponsored by Jiangsu Social Science Fund. 2011-2013
  4. Research on “High Participation” Pattern for College Students’ Career Planning Counseling. Sponsored by Scientific Research Foundation for the Returned scholars, Ministry of Education, 2009-2011

Journal Articles

  1. “Personalities and Career Development.” (Keynote speaker) National Quality Public Video Curriculum, iCourses website, 2014.7
  2. “Career Interest and Career Development.”  (Keynote speaker)National Quality Public Video Curriculum, iCourses website, 2014.7
  3. “Self-exploration.” (Keynote speaker)National Quality Public Video Curriculum, iCourses website, 2014.7
  4. Reflection on Career Intervention Study to High School Students (Conference Report). International conference of professional psychology, Portugal, 2014.7
  5. Hu S.& Gu X.(2014). Effect of Calling Orientations on Career Satisfaction. Journal of Psychological Science [J], 2014, Vol.2, 405-411.
  6. Gu X.(2013).A Transboundary Trial: the Practical Value of MBTI in Different Education. Educational Research and Experiment [J],2013,Vol.4, 25-29.
  7. Gu X. & Hu S.,(2012).MBTI: New Development and Application. Advances in Psychological Science [J], 2012, Vol. 20, 1700-1708.


  1. Gu X. Analysis and Evaluation on Majors in Colleges and Universities. Nanjing: Jiangsu People’s Publishing House,2015
  2. Gu X. Career Development and Management for College Student’s. Nanjing: Southeast University Press, Jan.2013
  3. Gu X. Career Devotement Planning for College Students. Beijing: Higher Education Press,Jan.2011
  4. Gu X. How to Learn in high school. Nanjing, Jiangsu Education Press,Jun.2011
  5. Gu X. & Jiang F., Career development theory, Samuel H., et al, Shanghai: Shanghai Education Press, 2010.

Honors and Awards

  • National Quality Public Video Curriculum: Self-exploration and Career Development, 2013-2014
  • “Career Planning and Employment Guidance”. National Demonstration Course, awarded by Career Guidance Center, Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China, 2013.

Academic Title

  • Director of Career Development and Research Base for College Students.
  • Vice President of Jiangsu Psychology Society.  
  • Director of the Professional Committee of Career Education, Jiangsu Social psychology.


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