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Career fair at BMU offers opportunities for students

Down an aisle at the Career Fair.
February 28, 2020

Chico State’s Career Center hosted an imposing spectacle of approximately 100 employers ready to recruit students for potential internships, summer programs and  new hires Wednesday at the Bell...

Students, campus respond to Border Protection presence at Career Fair

Associated Student's meets on Thursday morning. Their first agenda item is about Custom and Border Patrol's presence at the Career Fair. Photo credit: Ricardo Tovar
September 28, 2019

U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) officers were invited to Chico Sate’s career fair on Wednesday, to the shock of many students. After an initial flurry of confusion, panic and frustration faded,...

Unemployment rates in Butte County drop to all time low

Getty Images by David McNew
November 2, 2018

The Butte County unemployment rate is reaching record lows.According to data by the Labor Market Information Division of the California Employment Development Department, the unemployment rate for September...

J. C. Penney offers exclusive sale for Chico State faculty and students

Johan Lozano poses in a full suit and tie. Dressing professionally helps to create a great first impression on potential employers. Clothing is not from JCPenney.
October 12, 2018

You don’t have to be Barney Stinson to suit-up this October. The Career Center has partnered with JCPenney to bring the Chico State community a private Suit-Up Event. The event will take place on...

Career fair employers avoid international students

Kareem Huwaidi is a project management graduate student from Saudi Arabia. Photo credit: Alex Grant
December 7, 2017

Due to legal status, getting a job as an international student is a complex process that is obtained more by chance than how qualified an individual is.To remain in the U.S. legally, international students...

Advantages of being a student

The Student Health Center provides students with healthcare and regular checkups. Photo credit: Miguel Orozco
February 20, 2017

Every student will complain about tuition and the trek to class, but there are plenty of advantages to being a Chico State student. 1. Student Health Center – Besides checking for STI's and writing...

Tesla Motors coming to career fair

Past career fairs at Chico State. Photo courtesy of the Career Center.
February 15, 2017

Phi Chi Theta, Delta Sigma Pi, and the Career Center are pulling out the big guns for the upcoming career fair. The Business SAP and IT career fair is one of the largest on campus and attracts many...

Top 10 campus resources rarely used

February 13, 2017

Chico State students are familiar with the Bell Memorial Union, the Wildcat Store and Meriam Library, but many do not know the full extent of the services available. Here are some resources available to...

Workshop helps students learn to be adults

Graphic by Elizabeth Castillo and Yoselin Calderon
February 18, 2016

Chico State’s Alumni Association, Career Center, and Student Life and Leadership are teaming up to host its first ever Adulting 101 workshops in BMU 220 from Feb. 18 to April 21. These workshops vary...

Hiring fair held on campus for future teachers

The Bell Memorial Union, where the hiring fair will be located. Photo credit Chico State
April 16, 2015

The Chico State Career Center is hosting a teacher hiring fair for students aspiring to teach K-12 education after college. The fair is an opportunity for students to talk with hiring officials, learn...

Job hunt challenging in competitive jungle

Photo credit: Taylor Sinclair
September 11, 2014

Finding a job in a college town is not only challenging, but competitive. The Career Planning and Placement Office provides many opportunities to help students get those jobs over competitors and rise...

Working WildCat: Creating well-crafted resumes

Ariel Hernandez
February 2, 2014

You've found the perfect job. It pays well, has the trendy atmosphere you crave and you are more than qualified. This is the job you were born to do. A great resume is a golden ticket to accessing...

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