First Nations Studies
One major, endless possibilities:
If you want to explore the historical, cultural and anthropological issues that affect First Nations communities and Canadian society, then you will be interested in this program. Study ancient and modern history, art, politics and languages of First Nations people.
For more information, visit the Department of First Nations Studies website.
Skills You Will Develop
What are the Career Possibilities?
- International Banker
- Foreign Services Officer
- First Nations Issues Educator
- Indigenous Peoples Human Rights Researcher
- Affirmative Action Representative
- Aboriginal Issues Lobbying Organizer
- Cultural Affairs Officer
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.
- Arts and Culture
- Community and Social Service
- Customs Service
- Financial Service
- Public Interst Group
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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.