Jobs and Internships

University Career Center

The university's Career Center helps students arrange summer and/or academic year internships as well as find permanent employment.

Internship Opportunities 

From time to time the Department receives announcements of internship opportunities for our students. Current opportunities are listed below. Click on the employer for more information.

      Employer    Basic requirements     Deadline for applying


Academic Credit for an Industrial Internship 

To receive academic credit in MECH 389, MECA 389, or SMFG 389 for an industrial internship, you must:

  1. Receive prior approval on a MECA 389, MECH 389, or SMFG 389 Request for Industrial Internship Approval form.
  2. Complete at least 400 hours of work as described on the Approval form.
  3. During the semester in which you complete the work or in the semester immediately thereafter, enroll in MECA 389, MECH 389, or SMFG 389 through the Department office.
  4. Receive a satisfactory evaluation from your supervisor on an Employer Internship Evaluation form.
  5. Submit an evaluation of the internship on a Student Evaluation of Internship form.
  6. For MECA 389 or MECH 389, submit a satisfactory formal memorandum to the course instructor describing what you did during the internship and what you learned from the experience.
  7. For SMFG 389, make a satisfactory presentation to a group of sustainable manufacturing students as prescribed by the Sustainable Manufacturing Internship Coordinator.

Permanent Job Opportunities

From time to time the Department receives announcements of permanent job openings for our students. Current opportunities are listed below. Click on the employer for more information.

       Employer    Basic requirements     Deadline for applying


Job Resource Center

The Job Resource Center is a bulletin board listing jobs which are appropriate for Chico State students majoring in Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronic Engineering, or Sustainable Manufacturing. It is maintained by AfterCollege.com which is not affiliated with California State University, Chico.