The Career Development Guide is a book sent out to NSCA student members. This year's book is 96 pages and contained 4 sections, one for each of the NSCA's certification paths. Each section has a perforated checklist page to remind members what they need to do to get involved and divide each section. The corner of each page has a die-cut that showcases the section divider behind it. The front cover is embossed and has a soft touch aqueous coating.