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 Philosophy.
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 Development Officer
Community Relations Manager
|Foreign Service Officer
Historical Research Assistant
Housing/Student Life Co-
Labour Relations Researcher
|Market Research Analyst
Public Policy Analyst
Public Relations Specialist
Real Estate Agent
Television Production Assistant
Business and Industry
Business Consulting Firms
Social Service Agencies
The Canadian Philosophical Association - acpcpa.ca
Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences - ideas-idees.ca
Canadian Bioethics Society - bioethics.ca
American Philosophical Association - apaonline.org
The Canadian Society for the Study of Practical Ethics - csspe.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.