Faculty of Arts and Humanities

Careers

What Can You Do With An Arts Degree?

evaThe truth is, there's nothing you CAN'T do! From bank president to performing artist, teacher to fund manager, politician to communications specialist, and everything in between and beyond. Our graduates have gon on to tremendously diverse and exciting careers all across the globe. An arts degree provides our students with some of the most fundamental skills needed to enter the workforce today: communication, critical analysis, problem-solving and creativity. The business world is increasingly seeking arts and humanities grads because they are creative thinkers and have skills to adapt and thrive in rapidly changing environments. With an arts degree, anything is possible!

Did You Know? Our Third and Fourth Year arts students are eligible to participate in our Job Shadow Program each year in the spring. Explore an exciting career for a day in an area that interests you!

Click here for the Association of American Colleges and Universities document on Employment of Liberal Arts Grads

Some possible career paths include: 

Classical Studies

  • Archaeologist
  • Archivist
  • Communications
  • Cultural/Heritage Sector
  • Education
  • Foreign Service
  • Government
  • Journalism
  • Law
  • Library/research
  • Museum/gallery work
  • Politics
  • Public Relations
  • Translation

English and Writing Studies

  • Advertising
  • Business Management
  • Communications
  • Corporate trainer
  • Editorial/Publishing work
  • Government Service
  • Law
  • Library/Archivist
  • Marketing/Business
  • Media Coordinator
  • Non-profit Organization
  • Public Relations
  • Publishing
  • Researcher
  • Technical Writer
  • Theatre/Arts Organization

Film Studies

  • Advertising
  • Archivist
  • Camera Assistant
  • Educator
  • Film Critic
  • Film Editor
  • Filmmaker
  • Marketing Manager
  • Museum Staff
  • Photographer
  • Production Designer
  • Web Designer

French Studies

  • Advertising
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Business
  • Customs Officer
  • Diplomacy
  • Educator
  • Government
  • International Relations
  • Journalist
  • Law
  • Libraries/Archives
  • Linguist
  • Politics
  • Publishing
  • Tourism/Hospitality
  • Translator/Interpreter

Linguistics

  • Audiologist
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Communications
  • Copywriter/Journalism
  • Educator
  • Heritage/Cultural Work
  • International/Business
  • Law and Politics
  • Lexicographer
  • Libraries/Archives
  • Linguist
  • Market Researcher
  • Social Worker
  • Speech Therapy
  • Translator/Interpreter

Modern Languages and Literatures

  • Business/HR
  • Communications
  • Education
  • Foreign Correspondent
  • Government
  • Health Care Sector
  • International Relations
  • Journalist
  • Judicial Interpreter
  • Law
  • Language Specialist
  • Non-profit sector
  • Policy Analyst
  • Publishing
  • Tourism/Hospitality
  • Translator/Interpreter

Philosophy

  • Communications
  • Business
  • Diplomacy
  • Editor
  • Educator
  • Government
  • International Relations
  • Health Care
  • Human Resources
  • Intellegence Analyst
  • Journalist
  • Law
  • Legislative Assistant
  • Libraries/Archives
  • Politics
  • Policy Analyst
  • Psychologist

Visual Arts

  • Advertising
  • Animator
  • Archives/Conservation
  • Art buyer
  • Auctions/Appraisals
  • Communications
  • Cultural/Heritage Sector
  • Curator
  • Educator
  • Fashion/Design
  • Film/Photography
  • Graphic Artist
  • Libraries/Archives
  • Marketing/Media
  • Publishing
  • Retail Merchandising

Women's Studies and Feminist Research

  • Archivist
  • Attorney
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Counsellor
  • Cultural/Heritage Sector
  • Educator
  • Government
  • International Relations
  • Journalist
  • Law
  • Libraries/Archives
  • Legislative assistant
  • Lobbyist
  • Market Researcher
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Politics
  • Policy Analyst
  • Publishing