Career opportunities

Our graduates don't end up working in just one field because you can apply the principles of Economics to just about anything – our degrees prepare you to participate in and shape public life and society. Many Economics graduates become:

  • Policy advisers
  • Financial advisor
  • Politicians
  • Teachers or professors
  • Business consultants
  • Development workers
  • Investment bankers
  • Representatives at banks and insurance companies
  • Business analysts and managers at corporations
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Brokers

Alumni stories

What our graduates do now

Many of our alumni keep in touch with us and tell us what career their economics degrees took them into. Here's an overiew of where our graduates work now:

  • Economist with Statistics Canada
  • Relief and recovery coordinator in Haiti
  • Professors at University of Manitoba, Wilfrid Laurier University, University of Regina
  • Vice-president, investment banking at James Edward Capital Corporation
  • Researcher at the University of Ottawa's Education Policy Research Initiative (EPRI)
  • President and CEO of RC Energy
  • Program officer for public sector reform with UNDP Sierra Leone
  • Consul General of Canada in Ho Chi Minh City, Socialist Republic of Vietnam
  • Chief of the Global Trade Solutions Section, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE)
  • Financial services lawyer at Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF)