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Career fair at BMU offers opportunities for students

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...

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

Career fair connects students with potential employers

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...

When learning how to code, HTML and CCS markup language and the beginning steps before getting into JavaScript and more advanced coding development programs. Photo credit: Olyvia Simpson

Chico State Alumnus talks web tech and Javascript

Olyvia Simpson // October 20, 2018

A Computer Science seminar series was hosted by The College of Engineering, Computer Science and Construction. Eric Mellum, a 2015 Chico State alumnus, presented on development coding and job opportunities...

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

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

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...

Photo Credit: Briana McDaniel

Letters to: My future employer

Guillermo Felix-Alvor // March 25, 2018

Dear Future Employer, Whether this is my dream job or a job that will help me further build my skills, I want to say thank you for giving me this opportunity. You've probably heard this cliché hundreds...

Becky Holden from Butte Environmental Council answers questions from a student. Photo courtesy of FISHBIO.

Biological science department holds second career fair

Alejandra Fraga // February 12, 2017

The Biological Sciences Outreach Committee put on its second biology career fair at Chico State. "We're thankful to all the volunteers, panelists, and companies" said Rebecca Brunelli, chair of committee...

Photo credit: David Molina

President Trump will be good for Americans

Jeff Guzman and David Molina // November 15, 2016

Editors note: This article is a response to Land of the free has grim future under Trump Yes, I voted for Donald Trump. No, I’m not a racist, sexist, xenophobe and neither are most of Trump’s voters. Before...

Photo credit: David Molina

Focusing on the right majors

Jeff Guzman and David Molina // November 11, 2016

The stigma against math extends far beyond the realm of high school nightmares and exams. One in three Americans feels anxiety when faced with solving a math equation, according to a study by the organization...

The 15 firefighters employed through the SAFER grant could lose their jobs as grant money dwindles. Photo courtesy of Bill Hack.

Fire department cuts personnel, 15 face layoffs

Katia Berg // October 31, 2016

Fifteen Chico firefighters face losing their jobs as federal grant funding is lost. In early 2014, a $5.3 million grant was approved by City Council to fund over a dozen positions for the Fire Department....

Photo credit: Dongyoung Won

Minimum wage increase does more harm than good

Jeff Guzman // April 29, 2016

On April 4, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation to raise the state’s minimum wage. This new bill aims to raise California’s minimum wage from $7.25 to $15 per hour by 2022. This wage hike will...

Photo credit: Helen Suh

College degrees are just a stamp

February 1, 2016

Would you allow someone without a college degree to perform your major brain surgery?Consider this: the only skills in the brain surgery career path currently unlearnable outside the academic space are...

Illustration by Darian Maroney

College’s most daunting task: Choosing a career

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...

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