● Individual members ; 21,710

       20,312 Career Development Advisors (CDA) members

       CDA is a qualification certified by JCDA


● Organizational members ; 22 entities


                                                                                                                                                                               (as of End of September 2023)

Member profile

JCDA members are active professionally in various fields.


Private companies

  • In house Career counseling services for their companies’ employees
  • Career counseling at private recruiting and outplacement companies

Public administrative agencies

  • Career consulting at public career service agencies

Schools and universities

  • Career education and career counseling

Self- employed

  • Career counseling
  • Lecturing 

Social engagement activities


JCDA has by region sub-groups all around Japan.


Each region has its leader and management team. 

Activities include:

  • General assembly
  • Orientation for New Members
  • Peer training