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!
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
Judge, Ontario Court of Justice Bachelor of Arts, Law (’91) Master of Arts, Legal Studies (’95) Whether in movies or in real life, judges have traditionally been older white males from upper class backgrounds. But... More
Dean of Arts, McGill University Master of Arts, International Affairs ('86) Antonia Maioni began university as an undergraduate student in political science at the French-language Université Laval. After Quebec City, Ottawa was a bit of a... More
Programme Officer, United Nations Mine Action Service Bachelor of Public Affairs and Policy Management (’12) As the military and ISIS, also known as ISIL, battle for control of Iraq, innocent civilians are forced to flee... More
Principal, Jaimac Risk Management Bachelor of Arts, Law (’88) John Peters spent 20 years working as a lawyer at Export Development Canada (EDC), a federal Crown corporation that supports Canadian exporters by providing financing and insurance... More
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Our alumni answered.