Student Motivation and Expectations in the Implementation of On-the-Job Training Program (Case Study on XYZ School Students)


  • Wulanmeiaya Wowor Universitas Pelita Harapan
  • Samuel Musa Liha Universitas Pelita Harapan
  • Andrew Kurniawan Universitas Pelita Harapan
  • Randy Setiadi Universitas Pelita Harapan



Expectation, Motivation, On the job training


On-the-job training (OTJT) is one of the learning programs that are widely applied by vocational schools. Through this program, students can gain new skills and get new experience in the industry. Students also have the opportunity to apply their knowledge and develop their skills. This study aims to identify the motivation and expectations of students in carrying out the OTJT. The research method used is descriptive quantitative with a purposive sampling technique in determining the sample. Questionnaires were used to collect data. Respondents are XYZ school students who have participated in the OTJT as many as 163 people. The results of this study found that in the implementation of the OTJT, interesting work is the thing that motivates students the most, while the low wage factor is the thing that reduces motivation. In addition, working in a professional environment is the most expected thing to be experienced when participating in the OTJT program.


Keywords Expectation, Motivation, On the job training


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How to Cite

Wowor, W. ., Liha, S. M. ., Kurniawan, A. ., & Setiadi, R. . (2023). Student Motivation and Expectations in the Implementation of On-the-Job Training Program (Case Study on XYZ School Students). INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SOCIAL, POLICY AND LAW, 4(3), 30-34.