Physics

CSU, Chico Catalog Description

Some graduates with Physics degrees have pursued one or more of the following occupations:
Acoustics Physicist
Aerospace Engineer
Architect
Astronomer
Astrophysicist
Atomic Physicist
Biophysicist
Cardiac Imaging Researcher
Chemical Physicist
College Professor
Crime Laboratory Analyst
CT Technologist
Environment Technician
Geodesist
Geologist
Geophysicist
Health Physicist
Oil-Industry High-Tech Designer
Hydrogeologist (EPA)
Hydrographic Surveyor
Hydrologist
Industrial Hygienist
Investment Analyst
Laboratory Technician
Laser Engineer
Laser Technician
Lawyer, Patent
Loan Officer
Management Trainee
Mathematician
Medical Products Designer
Meteorologist
MRI Technician
Molecular Physicists
Non-Destructive Tester
Nuclear Power Plant Project Managers
Nuclear Engineer
Nuclear Medicine Technologists
Nuclear Technicians and Technologist
Optical Medical Devices Designer
Petroleum Engineer
Physicist
Physics Researcher
Process Engineer
Radiation Protection Technician
Radiation Technologists and Technicians
Research Assistant
Science Publication Editor
Seismologist
Stratigrapher
Stress Analyst
Technical Salesperson

Important:

  • Typically co-curricular activities, work experience and/or internships are essential (in addition to earning a college degree) to be competitive in the job market upon graduation.
  • Some occupations may require advanced degrees and/or training (check with the Career Center regarding your target occupations).
  • Please visit the Career Center (SSC 270) early in your college experience to get ideas on how to build your resume.

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