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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.

  • addictions counsellor
  • admissions officer
  • career/employment counsellor
  • community development coordinator
  • criminologist
  • disability/diversity consultant
  • event planner
  • fundraiser
  • gerontologist
  • health care administrator
  • human resources/corporate training
  • law enforcement
  • lawyer/paralegal
  • management trainee
  • market research analyst
  • marriage and family therapist
  • media analyst/researcher
  • mediator/labour relations
  • probation officer
  • public coordinator/manager
  • public policy analyst
  • public relations specialist
  • recreation planner/coordinator
  • rehabilitation counsellor
  • social policy researcher
  • social worker
  • student life coordinator
  • teacher/professor
  • victims advocate
  • volunteer coordinator
  • youth/community worker

Sample Industries/Types of Employers

  • chambers of commerce
  • community agencies
  • educational institutions
  • employee assistance plan providers
  • government
  • hospitality industry
  • hospitals
  • international development organizations
  • long-term care/residential facilities
  • mental health centres
  • planning councils
  • political parties/lobbying groups
  • social service agencies 

"This program does not only teach you about the academic world, but also your own position within the society. It allows for self-growth, a quality which is not present in all programs or fields. [...] I can proudly say that I am not only leaving with a piece of paper, in other words the degree, but also with an abundance of memories and knowledge that I can use in the future."

– Nurul Noor (BA '18)


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