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

Secondary school teachers

  • Religious education teacher, secondary school

Other religious occupations

  • Missionary
  • Pastoral animator

Social and community service workers

  • Community organization worker
  • Social services worker

Social policy researchers, consultants and program officers

  • Social policy analyst
  • Social policy consultant

Managers in social, community and correctional services

  • Community services director
  • Social services district director

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 also useful to browse potential employers website to learn about the culture, read job postings and keep up to date with the latest development.

  • Bibliothèque et archives Canada - BAC
  • CARE Canada
  • Immigration and citizenship Canada 
  • Conseil des écoles catholiques du Centre-Est - CECCE
  • Canadian Museum of History
  • Service correctionnel Canada - SCC
  • Anglican Church of Canada
  • Christian Horizons
  • Ministry of Education
  • Nelson Education
  • Royal Ontario Museum - ROM
  • The United Church of Canada
  • Immigration, Francisation et Intégration Québec
  • Musée de la civilisation
  • Good Samaritan Society
  • Province of Manitoba
  • Holy Spirit Catholic School Division
  • Saskatchewan Ministry of Education

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 Association for Spiritual Care - CASC
  • Canadian Corporation for Studies in Religion
  • Canadian Friends Historical Association - CFHA
  • Canadian Society for the Study of Religion
  • Canadian Society of Biblical Studies 
  • Canadian Theological Society
  • Canadian Theosophical Association
  • Conseil québécois du patrimoine vivant - CQPV

Date modified: 2023-06-22