Local Job Fair

Thursday, September 6, 2018
3-6 p.m.
Bell Memorial Union (BMU) Auditorium
California State University, Chico

This free event is open to students and alumni from all majors seeking local part-time jobs, internships or career positions.  Employers represent business, government, non-profit, technical, healthcare and social services.  This fair is a great opportunity for students to explore job options in the Chico area. 

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This event is open to employers within a 50 mile radius of Chico looking to fill part-time, internship and career positions. It is a great opportunity to interact with students exploring the community and job/internship options available in this area. The fair typically attracts between 700-900 students. Students of all majors and class levels are encouraged to attend. The majority of attendees are usually freshmen.

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Employer fees:
Basic Business/Government Package: $100
• Includes 6x2 foot table and two chairs
• Light refreshments
• Guest password for wireless internet access

Non-Profit Package: $50
• Includes 6x2 foot table and two chairs
• Light refreshments
• Guest password for wireless internet access

CSU, Chico Package: No cost
[CSU,Chico Departments, Associated Students and Research Foundation only]
• Includes 6x2 foot table and two chairs
• Light refreshments
• Guest password for wireless internet access

Payment Information:
Payment can be made by check, credit card (Visa or MasterCard), purchase order or cash. Please include a printout of your invoice if you are sending your payment via check.  Make checks payable to CSU, Chico Career Center - Local Job Fair, and mail to 400 West First Street, Chico, CA 95929-0700. If you would like to pay by credit card, you may pay online or call us at 530-898-5253.  Payments will be accepted without penalty through the day of the event.

Registration is open through Friday, August 31, 2018 (or until fair capacity is reached).
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Arrival and departure:
• Arrival - we recommend that you plan to arrive between 1:30 -2:30 PM.
• We encourage you to arrive early as table placement is “first come, first choice."
• Departure - We ask that you do not pack and leave the auditorium until the fair closes at 6 PM as students may be planning to arrive after classes.

What you should bring:
• Handouts about your organization, internship and job announcements, business cards, give-aways, tablecloth and display items and applications, if needed.
• A sign for your table with your organization's name on it and a cloth to cover the table. The tables will be 6x2 feet long with 2 chairs (table-top displays are fine).
• Long extension cords if you need access to an electrical outlet.

Post your job/internship:
One of the best ways to increase interest in your organization is through job postings. Please post available positions on Handshake.  Step-by-step instructions for joining Handshake and posting a job can be found here.

Cancellation policy:

Please email Lora Ferguson at LDFerguson@csuchico.edu to cancel. No refunds after Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 5:00 pm.

If you have questions, please call the Career Center at 530-898-5253 or email us at careercenter@csuchico.edu.

Thank you for your interest in the Local Job Fair!