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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.

Because philosophy provides such a comprehensive undergraduate foundation, our graduates have the freedom to pursue a variety of professions or graduate degrees. Some examples include:

  • lawyer/paralegal
  • entrepreneur
  • teacher
  • ethical consultant
  • community development officer
  • diplomat/embassy worker
  • foreign services worker
  • labour negotiator
  • librarian/information specialist
  • management/business consultant
  • mediator
  • political strategist
  • public relations specialist
  • publisher/copy editor
  • technical writer

Sample Industries/Types of Employers

  • business consulting firms
  • cultural organizations
  • educational institutions
  • foundations
  • government
  • legal services
  • non-profit organizations
  • political parties
  • publishing companies
  • social service agencies

"My experience in a master's program showed me what a great decision it was to do my undergraduate program in Philosophy at Laurier. The work you put into developing your communication, analysis, and argumentation will give you skills that others will find valuable in your future career. Moreover, the wonderful faculty helped me widen my perspective on the world and my place in it."

– Kevin Gerlach


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