Career Center & Student Employment


CSU, Chico Catalog Description

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

  • Broadcaster
  • Assignment Editor
  • Assistant Editor
  • Campaign Manager
  • College Professor
  • Columnist/Commentator
  • Convention/Meeting Planner
  • Copy Editor
  • Copy Writer
  • Correspondent
  • Creative Director
  • Creative Writer
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Electronic News Gathering Operator
  • Employer Relations Representative
  • Essayist
  • Film and Video Editor
  • Freelance Writer
  • Journalist
  • Lawyer
  • Management Consultant
  • Management Trainee
  • Managing Editor
  • Market Researcher
  • Newscaster
  • News Reporter
  • Online Editor
  • Promotion Manager
  • Publication Assistant
  • Public Relations coordinator/Assistant
  • Reporter
  • Sales Representative/Manager
  • Secondary School Teacher
  • Speech Writer
  • Technical Writer
  • Blogger
  • Social Media Coordinator


  • 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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