Career Opportunities

Globalization and Employment Opportunities for Graduates

As the pace of globalization increases, employers in both national and international contexts will be looking to hire those with knowledge of resource-rich Canada. But more than this, a Canadian Studies degree makes for more successful citizens.

With this degree, the Canadian studies graduate is well able to devise strategies to help a given campaign, promotion or cause succeed in a Canadian context, because they are familiar with that context. They know how make the initiatives of a company, charity or organization fit with prevailing Canadian ideologies, government priorities and society in general. They know how to engage with political, economic and social problems (and successes) that are uniquely our own.

Unlimited possibilities for your career

Graduates work in a diverse range of roles in areas including the arts, education, media and communications, government and public affairs, social work, policy analysis, community development, regional planning and heritage management. For example, you could pursue a career as a(n)

Activist
Aid to new Canadians
Archivist
Arts Administrator
Blogger
Book Seller
Broadcaster
Cartoonist
Civil Servant
Clergy
Columnist
Comedian
Community Organizer
Diplomat
Documentary Producer
Editor
Environmentalist
Executive Assistant
Historian
International Relations Officer
Journalist
Lawyer
Librarian
Museum Curator
Non-government agency staff
Politician
Public Policy Analyst
Publisher
Researcher
Songwriter
Talk Show Host
Teacher
Television Producer
Translator
Urbanist
University Professor
Writer

Additionally, our program is an excellent foundation for graduate studies in related disciplinary and interdisciplinary fields.