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California school districts visit Chico State for Education Hiring Fair

Jim Hanlon, Assistant Superintendent at Chico Unified School District, talks to students interested in finding a teaching job at the Education Hiring Fair in the Bell Memorial Union. Photo credit: Trenton Taylor

Trenton Taylor

March 11, 2019

Chico State's Career Center hosted roughly 100 school districts across California for the Education Hiring Fair Saturday morning. Students currently in Chico State's credential program, along with those who already have a credential, sought out their future careers within the education industry.The fair was ...

Students succeed without a plan

Photo credit: Chase Falk

Marrion Charissa Cruz

March 26, 2017

The probing question asked of every graduating student about what they will do after college is more anxiety-inducing than the previous years spent at a university. Regardless of how many times a student might dodge the question, the most truthful answer is that they really don’t know. Somehow, i...

College’s most daunting task: Choosing a career

Illustration by Darian Maroney

Daisy Dardon

February 26, 2015

I've known I wanted to go into book publishing or editing since the eighth grade. I love reading and writing so this was the perfect job choice for me. There was no question in my mind. Everyone that knew me admired that I knew what I wanted to do with my life. I had everything planned o...

Stop calling strong women ‘bossy’

Julianna Eveland

November 10, 2014

When I was a little girl, I loved to be the leader. I always felt I was the head of my group of friends; the one to call the shots when it came time to play house or choreograph the dances we'd put on for our parents. But as I got older, as I became more aware of the way people view women who take ch...

Working Wildcat: Transitioning from college to career

Ariel Hernandez Photo credit: Kasey Judge

Ariel Hernandez

May 8, 2014

With the looming uncertainty of what to expect after graduation, life post-college can be overwhelming. As you transition from textbooks and buck nights into long workdays and financial obligations, keep these tips in mind to help ease you into the next phase of your life. 1. Don’t feel entitled ...

Undeclared students shouldn’t sweat missing major perks

Valerie Teegardin

April 26, 2014

It’s no surprise that with the high cost of tuition and other various academic fees, students are rushing to get through college as quickly as they can. However, it’s that pressure to get in and out in four years that may be pushing some students to declare majors they aren’t fully c...

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