• Karina Moisieienko
  • Valentyna Podshivalkina
Keywords: personality, potential, personal and professional potential, student life, ontogenesis


Aims. The purpose of this article is to prove the necessity and importance of tracking the dynamics of the peculiarities of the development of personal and professional potential while studying at the university.

Methods and sampling. The studies were carried out on respondents related to different stages of the formation of personal and professional potential. It was attended by 150 respondents aged 15 to 37 years. The following methods were used in the empirical study: the Mayer-Briggs MBTI typology questionnaire; I.L.Solomin's questionnaire "Orientation"; questionnaire "Determine Career" J. Holland; E. Schein's questionnaire " Career Anchor Test "; short oriented test by Wanderlik and the methods of mathematical statistics: frequency, factor, cluster, analysis of variance; Fisher's coefficient, correlation analysis (Pearson's coefficient), experimental data processing was carried out using the statistical software package IBM SPSS Statistics 26.0.0.

Results.The more significant components of the personal and professional potential have been identified. It has been proven that personal and professional potential is an open self-organizing system. The stages of personal and professional potential formation were established, which consisted of four components: "professional self-determination", "initial praxeologization", "primary specialization and active development of personal and professional potential" and "praxeological realizability of personal and professional potential".

Conclusions. The obtained results of empirical research have significant practical value and open up new areas for scientists to study the characteristics of the development and formation of personal and professional potential.


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