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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.

  • Aboriginal issues officer
  • community researcher
  • cultural affairs officer
  • demographer
  • diplomat
  • human resources
  • immigration officer
  • international business consultant
  • legislative/parliamentary assistant
  • librarian/information professional
  • lobbyist
  • market research analyst
  • media researcher 
  • policy advisor/researcher
  • political correspondent
  • public policy analyst
  • public relations
  • teacher/professor
  • tourism consultant

Sample Industries/Types of Employers

  • chambers of commerce
  • community development organizations
  • corporations
  • educational institutions
  • embassies/consulates
  • government
  • heritage foundations
  • media organizations
  • municipalities
  • museums/archives/libraries
  • non-profit organizations
  • political parties
  • public opinion researchers
  • research firms

"The breadth and multidisciplinary nature of the curriculum within the North American Studies program at Laurier allowed me to develop skills, knowledge and experiences which have benefited me in both graduate school and as I embark on a new career following graduation."

– Meredith Giel (BA '12)

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