One major, endless possibilities:
If you want to discover how economics affects every aspect of our lives, from education to spending to careers, then you can become an economist. Study the forces that affect Canada and the world, from the price of gas to inequality in income.
For more information, visit the Department of Economics website.
Skills You Will Develop
What are the Career Possibilities?
- Foreign Affairs Officer
- Brand Manager
- Securities Agent
- International Relations Officer
- Economic/Community Development Officer
- Financial Analyst
- Real Estate Development Researcher
- Financial Broker
- Bank Manager
- Import and Export Advisor
- Quantitative Analyst
- International Trade Analyst
- Stock Exchange Floor Trader
- Loan Officer
- Management Consultant
- Procurement Officer
- Lobbying Researcher
- Market Research Analyst
- Business Development Officer
- Public Affairs Coordinator
- Market Research Assistant
- Community and Social Service Worker
- Political Campaign Worker
- Public Policy Analyst
- Investment Analyst
- Stock Exchange Floor Trader
Potential Work Environments
You can advance your career in any work environment because you can build skills, gain experience and develop networks in a variety of settings, and locations. What if you are unable to land a position in your preferred career in your work place of choice? What else could you do and where could you add value to your potential career? You need not always aim for big corporations or government departments. Consider working in small to medium business and non-profit organizations. Your experience may help you get a clearer view of your preferred future, and along the way you are likely to acquire some interesting experience.
- International Development Organizations
- Non-government Organizations
- Real Estate
Related Professional Associations and Sites of Interest
Professional associations are a valuable resource for occupational research, and work search. The professional associations cited here may also offer career information, job boards, networking opportunities, and volunteer opportunities. They are invaluable in your career exploration in that they allow you to access a myriad of resources and publications, and link you to other sites of interest. Take action, do some research on these associations, and consider joining a professional organization. You never know who you might meet or where the affiliation might lead.
Career Development and Work Search Resources
Occupational & Career Information
Whether you know what you want to do or you haven't yet made up your mind, you should take action to increase the odds of making choices that will benefit you. To help you get started, click the link below to learn about your "dream" career and other careers you may want to consider. Who knows, while exploring these resources you may broaden your knowledge about what's out there and open the door to other career possibilities. What you'll notice is that there is no one plan rather a range of options.