Department of Economics

Christina Van Buskirk

  • Graduated: 2009
  • Field: Marketing/Recruiting

Christina Van Buskirk graduated with a BA in International Economics and received the Outstanding International Economics Student Award in 2009. Since 2011 she has been a senior recruiter for Paradigm Staffing , a recruiting firm in the San Francisco Bay Area, specializing in connecting communications professionals with employers in both domestic and international locations.

While at Chico State Christina was on the Dean’s List every semester and she still found time to be vice-president of the Chico State Economics Club, and a founding member of STOP (anti human trafficking club) and the Chico State Sailing Club.

During her senior year at Chico State Christina interned with the Silicon Valley Center for International Trade Development (SVCITD), a non-profit located in San Jose, California that helps small and medium size businesses expand their international trade. As an intern she edited grant applications, wrote articles for their newsletter, and conducted market research.

After Christina graduated she accepted a position in customer relations with Praxis EMR where she served as translator and liaison between international clients and internal technicians.

Portrait of Christina Van Buskirk