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Career fair at BMU offers opportunities for students

Down an aisle at the Career Fair.

Grayson Edgemon, Staff Writer

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 Memorial Union auditorium.  Students and business representatives alike dressed in professiona...

Career fair connects students with potential employers

Employers talked to students about potential internships and job openings at the Bell Memorial Union Wednesday afternoon. Photo credit: Julian Mendoza

Julian Mendoza

April 6, 2019

The career and internship job fair welcomed all Chico State majors to the Bell Memorial Union auditorium to talk to over 100 different companies looking for new hires.Students came to the fair dressed in professional attire, ready to present themselves to potential employers."This is our last career ...

Career fair brings companies like Intel, Pepsi Co. and Yelp

Signs throughout campus advertise Wednesday's career fair that welcomes students of all majors to attend. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Olyvia Simpson

September 25, 2018

Signs are posted all around campus for the upcoming career fair, and here is everything to know in order to be prepared for this Wednesday. Students will have almost 100 companies to speak with face-to-face like Pepsi Co, Intel and Yelp.“We here at the career center have been trying really hard to b...

Are unpaid internships unethical?

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Alex Horne

May 5, 2016

As a junior, I hear the word all the time: internship. It seems most students who are graduating the following year are looking for one. Many say that an internship during the summer prior to graduating is crucial to landing a good job after college. And I would agree with that. Internships give experience...

Life is scripted

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Alex Horne

February 25, 2016

You may not know it, but you have been playing the game your whole life. This, of course, is the game of getting ahead. As American society is becoming more and more competitive, we find ourselves pushed harder and harder to do better than the person next to us. Our culture has decided what is necess...

Community center offers student internships

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Hannah Suzuki

May 6, 2015

The Center for Healthy Communities in Chico is offering internships for students in the summer and fall of this year. The organization is based on nutrition, physical activity, and policies to change the world’s obesity problem. It began it 2001 with one health program and has grown to 27. Th...

Freshman will spend 8 months at Disney World for program

Administration recreation major and freshman, Alex Fischer at the Magic Kingdom in Walt Disney World. Photo courtesy of Alex Fischer.

Katherine Feaster

March 7, 2015

Chico State student Alex Fischer was recently accepted into the Disney College Program. This upcoming summer Fischer will be interning at the Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Florida. Her internship begins late May and continues into early January where she will be working and living in Walt D...

Unpaid internships still have value

Julianna Eveland

August 27, 2014

When I think of the word internship, two words come to mind: paid or unpaid. Most companies looking for interns understand college students’ desperate need to gain some work experience before graduation. By that, companies are confident that future interns will be ready and will...

Fighting temptation to speed towards success.

Zachary Phillips

February 27, 2014

Everyone has that one Facebook friend that applies for their dream job the day after graduation. With young ambition, a diamond-studded resume and the proper star alignment on their side, they manage to land the perfect gig before last night's celebratory hangover has even worn off. Even the most grounded of...

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