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 Medieval Studies.
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.)
Cultural Affairs Officer
Foreign Embassy Staff
Foreign Language Librarian
Historical Museum Administrator
Historical Site Guide
Human Resources Generalist
Movie Prop Designer
Production Assistant (film/tv)
Public Information Officer
Real Estate Agent/Developer
Student Life Co-ordinator
Special Events Companies
Ontario Classical Association - www.ontarioclassicalassociation.ca/
Canadian Museums Association - museums.ca
Canadian Archaeological Association - canadianarchaeology.com
Society for Historical Archaeology - sha.org
Classical and Medieval Numismatic Society - nunetcan.net/cmns.htm
Heritage Canada The National Trust - heritagecanada.ca
International Center of Medieval Art - medievalart.org
The Medieval Academy of America - medievalacademy.org
Society for Classical Studies - apaclassics.org
The American Classical League - aclclassics.org
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.