The Orion

Wages to increase for campus employees

Kelsey Larson, Sutter Dining Hall and WREC employee, is a multiple subject credential program student. Photo courtesy of Nicole Santos.

Carly Plemons

November 8, 2015

Effective Jan. 1, 2016, Chico State plans to boost employees' minimum wage from $9 to $10 per hour which will change automatically through payroll.The pay change comes as a result of California increasing its minimum wage to $10 in January as well."We are making more money and could help pay for the ri...

On-campus jobs can bolster student income

Leah Railey, human resources director of Associated Students, reflects on how the organization helps prepare students for future jobs with part-time employment. Photo credit: Alisa Thorsen

Alisa Thorsen

January 25, 2015

Wallets feel thinner, accounts are appearing emptier and the bowl where change is tossed in is at an all-time low. Luckily, it is possible for students to find a part-time job through Chico State. These extra dollars can help students with the costs of tuition or go toward an summer vacation. Re...

Job hunt challenging in competitive jungle

Photo credit: Taylor Sinclair

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 above the rest. The Career Center offers seminars on how to find a part-time job in Chico. At these semin...

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