Recruiters across the country are tasked with finding the best and brightest candidates to find solutions and add value within the organizations they represent. With shrinking budgets and limited staff resources, choosing where to access candidates is an important decision with multiple considerations.
At Chico State, we strive to help you connect with an outstanding pool of current students, new college graduates, and alumni with the best training, unique academic tutelage, strong leadership skills, professional experience, and desire to work and contribute in a global marketplace.
Employers continue to hire Chico students and alumni because of the "Chico Experience.” Some special attributes of our campus and students/alumni include
California State University, Chico is recognized as a premier institution targeted by many elite companies because access to students through the Career Center is user-friendly and the internship and full-time hires from CSU, Chico have performed exceptionally well on the job. The academic and leadership credentials of our students, the caliber of our esteemed faculty, the unique academic offerings, and the variety of extracurricular education available to our students come together to provide a spectacular university.
In addition, California State University, Chico has been nationally recognized as one of the finest universities in the country. Consider the following highlights of achievement:
As you can see, it does not take much to convince people that CSU, Chico is one of the most well rounded universities, public or private, in the country. For a more complete look at our recent achievements please take a look at President Zingg's 2008 Report. More than awards and rankings, however, the strength of our employer relations depends upon our graduates. What keeps employers returning to Chico State to recruit semester after semester is the success of previous recruits within their organization. Chico State Career Center Director Jamie Starmer comments on this tradition of excellence:
“For more than 15 years I have had the pleasure of working with our graduates and alumni who have been hired by some of the most impressive employers in the state and nation. This is a testament to the strong real-world skills the students are exposed to through an applied, hands-on curriculum which, in turn, develops a highly success-oriented graduate. We hear first-hand how well prepared our graduates are and how much employers value their potential well beyond the entry level position. It is especially gratifying to see our grads come by as senior managers to hire the next generation of shining stars.”
For more detailed information on student population and diversity statistics please visit Chico State's Institutional Data site.
Whether you are new to the college job market or you have been an employer partner for years, we invite you to connect with the Chico State Career Center staff. To develop your own customized recruitment strategy at Chico State please contact Kendra Kittoe, the on-campus recruitment coordinator. We are confident that when you ask yourself, "Why Recruit at Chico State?," that your experience on campus and with hires from CSU, Chico will be the only answer you need. See more information regarding on-campus interviews or to Post a Job on our Wildcat Career Connection database.