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Join a Student Club

Explore the 300+ student clubs and organizations at Fresno State! Join a group that aligns with your professional goals and recreational interests. Consider taking on a leadership role to develop highly desirable skills by employers like communication, teamwork, leadership, and make connections/friendships that can last a lifetime.

Work On-Campus

Fresno State supports student employment. Working on-campus can serve to offset a portion of tuition costs, and also provide a practical and enriching experience. Studies show that students who work on campus 1-20 hours per week have a higher GPA, increased enrollment retention, and graduation rates than their non-working peers.

Gain Volunteer Experience

Meaningful volunteer experiences can enrich your education and improve the world around you! The Richter Center can help you find a service project that fits your needs, whether it be to gain job skills, explore career fields, fulfill a course requirement, or simply because you want to serve. Find information on opportunities by clicking on the link below.

Engage in Undergraduate Research

Thinking about continuing your education beyond your bachelor’s degree? Learn how to connect with professors and their research opportunities to gain valuable experience.

Search for Jobs and Internships

Learn about all the ways to gain experience via jobs, internships, and don’t miss out on networking opportunities with employers and alumni happening at Fresno State and beyond the university!


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Career Resources

A resource to help you explore major-to-career related pathwaths; including recent first job after college information.

Explore these resources to indentify professional societies, associations, and job/internship boards related to your major.

Explore this career guide to learn about state job titles related to your academic major!

There are eight career readiness competencies, each of which can be demonstrated in a variety of ways.

Contact & Location

P 559.278.2381

Career Development Center
University Student Union, Room 306
5280 N. Jackson Ave, M/S SU61
Fresno, CA 93740

Career Service Hours

Monday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Career Cafe Walk-In Hours 9am-3pm Daily

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