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Becoming a Golden Hawk means more than just cheering on our (really good) varsity teams – it means being a student who cares about your community, who works hard in the classroom, and who takes advantage of all the learning opportunities that can happen outside the classroom, too.


Sample Career Options

Note: Additional training and education may be required.

  • antiques/antiquities dealer
  • archivist
  • art dealer/appraiser
  • author/screenwriter
  • cultural affairs officer
  • curator
  • editor/publisher
  • education planner/researcher
  • event planner
  • exhibit designer/planner
  • film/TV researcher/consultant
  • gallery manager
  • historian
  • historical museum administrator
  • historical site guide
  • librarian
  • movie prop/costume designer
  • museum director
  • preservationist/conservator
  • script supervisor
  • stage/set designer
  • teacher/educator/professor
  • travel consultant/writer

Sample Industries/Types of Employers

  • advertisers/marketers
  • art galleries
  • community service organizations
  • entertainment organizations
  • fairs/cultural programs
  • historical sites
  • libraries
  • media companies
  • museums
  • retail organizations
  • special events organizations
  • theatres/performing arts centres

"Medieval Studies gave me the skills necessary to research historical events, people, etc. in a meaningful way, which relates directly to researching exhibits and artifacts in the museum profession. It also kept my creativity alive through unique and varied assignments, which is something that is really important when designing exhibits. [...] I can honestly say, I would not have had the opportunities I have had, including an awesome job with Parks Canada, if I had not enrolled in the program."

– Emily Dykemen (BA '16)


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