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 Religion & Culture.
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.)
Campus Religious Co-ordinator
Church Camp Director
Community Program Manager
Cultural Affairs Officer
Director of Education
Director of Social Services
Economic Development Officer
|Foreign Services Worker
Humanitarian Aid Worker
Marriage and Family Therapist
Public Policy Analyst
Religious Bookstore Owner
Religious Issues Writer
Retirement Home Director
Youth Program Co-ordinator
Canadian Society for the Study of Religion - ccsr.ca
Cultural Human Resources Council - culturalhrc.ca
Canadian Culture - canadianculture.com
Cultural Careers Council Ontario - workinculture.ca
Canada Council for the Arts - canadacouncil.ca
Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences - ideas-idees.ca
American Academy of Religion - aarweb.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.