Career Center & Student Employment

Career Assessment

By answering a variety of questions and analyzing the results, assessments are a way for you to find out how your personality and interest preferences relate to majors and occupations.

Fee-based assessment – Strong Interest Inventory (Strong)

Currently the Career Center offers the Strong for $10 per assessment. The first step to taking the assessment is to set a pre-assessment appointment(opens in new window) with a career advisor online or call the Career Center at 530-898-5253.

Group Assessments for Classes and Clubs/Organizations

If you are a faculty or staff member wishing to assign a career assessment to students, please contact the Career Center at 898-5253 prior to making the assignment. We offer group interpretations/feedback of the online, no-cost, Interest Profiler, and it is important that we talk prior to you assigning it to students to make sure we are all on the same page as far as expectations of the interpretation/feedback session.

Undeclared and Need Help with Class Selection?

The Chico State Academic Advising Programs staff offers advising assistance for undeclared students who are unsure about their educational direction, as well as for those students who want to understand their options. Their professional staff of academic advisors and interns are happy to assist you with questions about University policies and regulations, problems with your classes, General Education requirements, etc. Academic Advising Programs is located is SSC 220.

Explore a Major through Chico State Coursework

A great way to explore a major of interest is to take a class in the discipline you are considering:

  • Major Exploration–Taking one (or more) of the classes listed may help with your career exploration.