Potential occupations

Universities studies lead to multiple occupations. Furthermore, certain professions require talent, special aptitudes, additional skills and experience beyond degrees themselves.

In order to list your choices, visit the Job Bank Canada website and, using the National Occupational Classification (NOC) codes, view job postings, wages, employment prospects and other important information that can help you make a decision. The occupations found below are examples derived from the National Occupational Classification

Occupations related to this program

Business development officers and marketing researchers and consultants

  • Economic development consultant

Government managers economic analysis, policy development and program administration

  • Business development director
  • Economic development director
  • Tourism development manager

Assessors, valuators and appraisers

  • Business valuator
  • Chartered business valuator (CBA)
  • Property valuator
  • Real estate analyst

Purchasing agents and officers

  • Buyer
  • Contract negotiator
  • Purchasing contracts analyst

Manufacturing managers

  • Manufacturing company manager
  • Manufacturing industry manager

Facility operation and maintenance managers

  • Building services manager
  • Maintenance manager
  • Port director
  • Sports facility manager

Professional occupations in business management consulting

  • Business consultant
  • Management consultant

Senior manager financial, communications and other business services

Advertising agency

  • Banks
  • Engineering firm
  • Insurances companies

Senior manager health, education, social and community services and membership associations

Senior manager trade, broadcasting and other services, n.e.c.

Senior manager construction, transportation, production and utilities

Volunteer opportunities

In addition to providing an opportunity to apply theories and knowledge learned during your university studies outside the classroom, in real world situations, volunteering is a way to help the community and its many organizations. Community engagement services help students to contribute to their community by participating in projects that are related to their program of study.

Potential employers

The following examples of employers can offer internships or employment opportunities related to students program of studies. It is useful to browse potential employers website to learn about the culture, read job postings and keep up to date with the latest development.

  • Defence Construction Canada
  • Export Development Canada - EDC
  • Global Affairs Canada 
  • Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
  • Invest Ottawa
  • Canadian Tire
  • Enactus
  • Labatt
  • Loblaw Companies Limited
  • Magna International
  • Terrace Bay Township
  • Welch
  • Alimentation Couche-Tard
  • Blinds To Go
  • Bombardier
  • Cascades
  • Metro
  • Videotron
  • BC Hydro
  • Blizzard Entertainment
  • The Dufresne Group
  • Suncor Energy
  • Husky Energy

Professional organizations

Professional organizations provide essential information on professional development opportunities and networking activities, the examples can also provide access to publications and job opportunities. They are a great source of information.

  • Canadian Women's Chamber of Commerce
  • Canadian Council for Small Business and Entrepreneurship - CCSBE
  • Canadian Federation of Independent Business - CFIB
  • Futurpreneur Canada
  • Certified Management Consultants 
  • Executives and Entrepreneurs - CAWEE
  • Canadian Association of Management Consultant - CMC-Canada
  • Enactus Canada
  • Next 36
  • Alberta Chamber of Commerce
  • Atlantic Chamber of Commerce
  • BC Chamber of Commerce
  • Business and Professional Women's Organization
  • Fédération des chambres de commerce du Québec - FCCQ
  • Manitoba Chamber of Commerce
  • Ontario Chamber of Commerce - OCC
  • Ordre des administrateurs agréés du Québec
  • Eastern PEI Chamber of Commerce
  • Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce
  • StartUP Canada
  • TiE Ottawa
  • Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan - WESK

Date modified : 2023-11-22