It is important to understand that employers hire people, not degrees. The skills and knowledge you develop as a result of your education, as well as in your work and community activities, have the greatest impact on hiring decisions. Listed below are some specific knowledge and transferable skills you will acquire as a result of your university education and your focus on Computing & Computer Electronics.
Specific Knowledge Skills
Valuable Transferable Skills
Information-gathering and Communication Skills
Thinking, Planning and Organizational Skills
Teamwork and Management Skills
Career Options (Samples Only. Additional education, training or experience may be required.)
Field Service Representative
Information Systems Manager
Inventory Control Manager
Quality Assurance Specialist
Security Systems Programmer
Special Effects Director
Trade Show Co-ordinator
Video Game Developer
Canadian Society of Technical Analysts - csta.org
Society for Technical Communication - stc.org
Communitech - communitech.ca
IT in Canada - www.canadait.com
Computer Work.com - computerwork.com
Women in Communications and Technology - wet-fet.com
Tech Corner - www.yorktech.ca
Association of Professional Canadian Consultants - www.apcconline.com
Are you interested in learning first hand about the careers our alumni have successfully pursued? Connect with Laurier alumni through the Alumni Sharing Knowledge (ASK) program. Participating alumni represent a variety of disciplines, careers and industries.
In addition, the Career Centre has compiled Career Profiles from Laurier alumni. Read about their career paths and how their experiences have led them to their current roles.
This resource is available at the Career Resource Centre.