Career Center & Student Employment

Social Science and Special Programs

CSU, Chico Catalog Description

Some graduates with Social Science and Special Programs degrees have pursued one or more of the following occupations:

  • Adult Protective Social Worker
  • Affirmative Action Coordinator
  • Anthropologist
  • Archivist
  • Camp Counselor
  • Career Counselor
  • Career, Vocational and School Counselor
  • Case Management Aide
  • Child Protective Services Social Worker
  • College Counselor
  • College Professor
  • Community Outreach Worker
  • Community Organization Director
  • Community Support Worker
  • Convention Services Manager
  • Correctional Treatment Specialist
  • Counselor
  • Criminal Justice Social Worker
  • Detention Officer
  • Economic Geographer
  • Economist
  • Education Administrator
  • Elementary School Teacher
  • Eligibility Worker
  • Employment Counselor
  • Environmental Health Inspector
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Financial Services Analyst
  • Geographer
  • Historian
  • Human Resources Specialist
  • Human Services Assistant
  • Law Enforcement Officer
  • Lawyer
  • Legislator
  • Loan Officer
  • Lobbyist
  • Management Trainee
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Meeting and Convention Planner
  • Paralegal
  • Probation Officer
  • Public Relations Specialist
  • Secondary School Teacher
  • Social Worker
  • Student Services Administrator/Advisor
  • Tour Leader
  • Travel Agent


  • 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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