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 History.
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.)
Community Program Manager
Cultural Affairs Specialist
Historical Projects Co-ordinator
International Relations Manager
Public Policy Analyst
University Admissions Officer
|Chambers of Commerce
Market Research Firms
Social Service Agencies
Canadian Museums Association - museums.ca
Canada’s History - canadahistory.ca
Canadian Historical Association - cha-shc.ca
Canadian Heritage Information Network - chin.gc.ca
Canadian Heritage - pch.gc.ca
Heritage Canada The National Trust - heritagecanada.org
Association of Canadian Archivists - archivists.ca
Canadian Council of Archives - cdncouncilarchives.ca
Association of Records Managers and Administrators - armacanada.org
Canadian Museum of HIstory - civilization.ca
Waterloo Historical Society - whs.ca
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.