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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
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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)