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

Translators, terminologists and interpreters

  • Cultural or international adaptation specialist
  • Interpreter
  • Terminologist
  • Translator
  • Translator-reviser

Social policy researchers, consultants and program officers

  • Immigration settlement liaison officer
  • Multiculturalism project officer

Professional occupations in advertising, marketing and public relations

  • Communications specialist

Social policy researchers, consultants and program officers

  • Immigration policy analyst
  • Social policy researcher

Program officers unique to government

  • Diplomat
  • Foreign Service officer
  • Intergovernmental affairs officer
  • Protocol officer

Senior government managers and officials

  • Ambassador
  • Consul

Administrators – post-secondary education and vocational training

  • Language school manager

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.

  • Immigration and citizenship Canada
  • Nations Translation Group
  • Translation Bureau 
  • Global Affairs Canada 
  • MCIS Language Solutions
  • SpanishTO
  • Toronto International Film Festival - TIFF
  • Immigration, Francisation et Intégration Québec 
  • Les ateliers de langues du collège Saint-Charles-Garnier
  • Point Virgule
  • CLS Lexi-Tech
  • International House Vancouver
  • Seedlings Preschool

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 Latin American and Caribbean Studies
  • Canadian Association for Translation Studies
  • Canadian Association of Second Language Teachers
  • Canadian Comparative Literature Association
  • Canadian Translators, Terminologists and Interpreters Council - CTTIC
  • Centre for Research on Latin America and the Caribbean - CERLAC
  • Latino Canadian Cultural Association - LCCA
  • Literary Translators Association of Canada - LTAC
  • Association of Translators and Interpreters of Alberta - ATIA
  • Association of Translators and Interpreters of Ontario - ATIO
  • Corporation of Translators, Terminologists and Interpreters of New Brunswick
  • Ontario Modern Language Teachers' Association- OMLTA
  • Certified translators - OTTIAQ

Date modified: 2023-06-22