Career Center & Student Employment


CSU, Chico Catalog Description

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

  • Advertising Executive
  • Artist Manager
  • Audio and Video Equipment Technician
  • Audio Control Engineer
  • Audio-Visual Collections Specialist
  • Broadcast and Sound Engineering Technician
  • Choral Director
  • Choreographer
  • College Professor-Music
  • Composer
  • Convention Planner
  • Copyist
  • Director
  • Disc Jockey
  • Instrumentalist
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Multimedia Artist
  • Musical Instrument Repairer and Tuner
  • Music Arranger
  • Music Conductor
  • Music Critic
  • Music Director
  • Music Editor
  • Musician
  • Music Librarian
  • Music Publisher
  • Music Retail Manager
  • Music Retail/ Wholesale Buyer
  • Music Teacher K-12
  • Music Therapist
  • Producer
  • Promotions Manager
  • Publicist
  • Recording Engineer
  • Sales Representative
  • Singer
  • Songwriter
  • Sound Effects Technician
  • Sound Engineering Technician
  • Sound Mixer
  • Synthesist
  • Tour 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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