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Engineering students network, look for internships and jobs at “Techfest”

Marissa Nall

February 26, 2015

More than 30 companies came to campus to recruit students and distribute information at the TechFest event held by the College of Engineering and Computer Science and SUNlink Wednesday. The event packed the Northridge Center with students who passed out resumes, introduced themselves to company representatives...

Watch: Techfest Tuesday

Watch: Techfest Tuesday

Julius Lasin

February 26, 2015

On Wednesday Feb. 25, CSUN held Techfest, an event where STEM majors were able to communicate with potential employers and professionals in their job field. Sarah Le Long, the event coordinator at Techfest, and students talk about the event's benefits and importance.  

Job Descriptions

Andrew Martinez

October 29, 2014

Digital Sales Representative This position will focus on selling advertising on digital platforms, including the web, podcasts and mobile app. Sales experience is preferred. The rep will be required to work cooperatively with other sales reps. Salary and commissions paid. Digital Producer for Broadcast: This...

Record number of students and employers attend the fall Job Fair

Record number of students and employers attend the fall Job Fair

Clarissa Perkins

October 23, 2013

In what might indicate a recovering job market, a record number of students and employers attended the fall Job Fair Wednesday. The CSUN Career Center organized the Job Fair at the Northridge Center in the USU. The event drew more than 800 students and prospective employers from companies including ...

Robots! Zombies! Planes!…Steve Jobs?

Spencer Kilgore

August 28, 2013

Summer is over, which means another season at the multiplex is in the can. This year we were treated to big summer blockbusters (and flops), small indie gems and a handful of sequels. Here’s a quick list of what worked and what didn’t at the movies this season. BEST: Only God Forgives : Cut out...

Students pursue their passion despite employment uncertainty

Mayra Escobedo

December 3, 2012

With the state of the economy, rising tuition fees and student loans, some students are majoring in fields that will bring along the financial security that comes with a high salary. Despite that, students are still choosing majors with lower starting salaries. They are putting more priority on majoring...

CSUN grad still hunting for her dream job

Alison Geller

May 16, 2011

Getting the job of your dreams isn’t as easy as it sounds, even with a college degree, at least that is what Adriana Fonesca, 26, has found out since graduating from CSUN in Fall 2010. Fonesca graduated with a bachelor’s degree in animation and even after an 8-month internship with animation studio, Film Roman, she is still...

Students return to school for master’s degrees due to economy


December 6, 2010

One week after Neal Winn, 30, graduated from Connecticut College in 2002, he was employed with the Hartford Insurance Group.  It took Winn a year before he realized insurance was not his business and set out to find a more interesting field to lend his skills. Within a few months, Winn was working...

Entertainment in Hollywood: an industry forecast for students

John Michael Simko

October 28, 2010

Consumers envision movies, music and money when they hear the term “entertainment.” That’s why it’s called “show business,” though it’s not always adequate, admirable or appropriate. The recent recession has proven that entertainment endures, but the public hasn’t substantially supported...

Insufficient job opportunities for graduate students

Angela Melero

October 28, 2010

CSUN alumna, Jasmine Betancourt, 24, who graduated with a degree in consumer affairs and a minor in marketing in the spring of 2009, said she meticulously planned her life after college. “Graduating seniors have an idea and plan in their head of what their life is going to look like after graduation,”...

CSUN professor gives seven resume writing tips to students

Marissa Kindelspire

October 28, 2010

There are seven key factors to catching an employer’s attention when applying for a job. Dr. G. Jay Christensen, CSUN management professor emeritus, said the difference between applying for a job and obtaining an interview rests on an individual’s resume. “The job market is tough, and employers...

It’s not going to fix itself. The problems we face as students can be dealt with if we speak up

Amber Starling

September 23, 2009

Walking across campus on Tuesday, students were crowding around the sorority and fraternity tables. Diligent efforts to raise money and get students to join their organizations were in full swing while people laughed and conversed with a sense of joy. Something was missing. Concern.  To my dismay there...

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