Where will your degree take you?
That’s a question we can answer. With the help of data from thousands of Faculty of Public Affairs graduates, our interactive Career Paths site can help you choose a program that best suits your career aspirations. We can also tell you about some of the surprising job opportunities you may have never thought of!
Kaitlin Wainwright oversees public education such as walking tours, heritage plaques, special projects and events as the Director of Programming at Heritage Toronto. It’s an organization that celebrates Toronto’s architectural, cultural, archaeological and natural heritage.... More
John Nater was elected to Parliament in 2015, just eight years after graduating with a Bachelor of Public Affairs and Policy Management (BPAPM) degree. Today, he serves as the Official Opposition Shadow Secretary for Inter-provincial Trade... More
Scott P. Bacon is an Analyst-Economist at Statistics Canada, and Infantry Officer with the Cameron Highlanders of Ottawa, Canadian Armed Forces. Scott, your initial plan was to study Philosophy. What led you to major... More
Fireda Ahmed is a Registered Social Worker with the French-language Public School Board of Eastern Ontario (CEPEO). She works in two elementary schools and is co-leading a project on equity and inclusion. What does your... More
Rumya Nithiananthan is a Program-Policy Analyst at the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), whose mandate is to promote healthy living among Canadians and support non-profit organizations in their achievement of public health projects. Rumya... More
Graeme Ivory is the Director of Communication and Content for the Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group. He manages communications for three Ottawa sports teams: the Ottawa Fury FC soccer team, the Ottawa 67’s Junior A... More
Chris Rougier is Partner and Project Director at the MPH Agency, a full-service boutique marketing firm. He has worked on political campaigns in every province in Canada and in numerous countries — a total of... More
The Hugo F. Sonnenschein Distinguished Service Professor in Economics and the College, University of Chicago Bachelor of Arts, Economics ('81)
Executive Director for Canada, Ireland and the Caribbean, World Bank Group Bachelor of Arts, Public Administration (’87) Growing up, Christine Hogan saw the possibilities of a career in the public service. Her father was a pilot... More
Member of Parliament (Lanark-Frontenac-Kingston) Bachelor of Arts, Political Science (’85) Scott Reid’s early career plans involved being a novelist. “I started a novel when I was 16, working as a farm labourer during the day... More
Senior Correspondent, CBC News Bachelor of Journalism (’81) In November 2015, Susan Ormiston flew to Beirut to meet Syrian refugees who had been offered asylum in Canada following the election of Justin Trudeau. She and... More
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