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Career Planning

As you progress through your BA, it is important to consider your future career plans. We have many resources for career-planning help and inspiration. Carleton’s Career Services provides career workshops and one-on-one advising.

Our list of well-known alumni includes 2013 Giller Prize winner Lynn Coady and former Deputy Prime Minister John Manley.

The range of employment possibilities for BA graduates is wide, and includes the following fields (some of which require additional education or training):

  • advertising
  • archival work
  • arts administration
  • business
  • communications
  • community development
  • consulting
  • counselling
  • marketing
  • policy analysis
  • editing
education administration
foreign service
  • hr management
  • journalism
  • public health 
public relations
  • public service
  • publishing
  • research
  • sales
  • teaching
  • t.v. and radio
  • writing/technical writing

Your Future

When you graduate, you’ll become one of over 130,000 Carleton University alumni across the world, and you’ll have the knowledge and experience to put your BA into action when you hit the job market.