Career Center & Student Employment

Computer Science

CSU, Chico Catalog Description

Some graduates with Computer Science degrees have pursued one or more of the following occupations:

  • Aerospace Engineer
  • Airplane Navigator
  • Air-Traffic Controller
  • Applications Engineer
  • Artificial Intelligence Specialist
  • CAM Programmer
  • Computer Applications Programmer
  • Computer Chip Technician
  • Computer Control Programmer
  • Computer Forensic Investigator
  • Computer Hardware Engineer
  • Computer Machine Repairer
  • Computer Systems Manager
  • Computer Sales Representative
  • Computer Scientist
  • Computer Security Specialist
  • Computer Software Engineer
  • Computer Support Specialist
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Computer Systems Designer
  • Computer Systems Programmer
  • Computer Tomography Technologist
  • Data Processing Equipment Repairer
  • Database Administrator
  • Digital Imaging Technician
  • Engineering Technician
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineer
  • Electronics Repairer
  • Information Systems Manager
  • IT Security Specialist
  • LAN/WAN Manager
  • Software Quality Assurance Analyst
  • Systems Administrator
  • Systems Operator
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Telecommunications Consultant
  • Web Programmer


  • 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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