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Career Paths
(some of these positions require additional education and/or experience)

research assistant
consultant
public policy analyst
ethics researcher
public policy director
volunteer coordinator
community organizer
lobbyist
activist
instructor
columnist
editor
professor
teacher
lawyer
foreign service
diplomat
marketing
business
personnel representative
archivist
assistant
government/private sector liaison officer
patient’s representative
fundraiser
minister
data analyst
legislative aide
publisher
mediator
youth program coordinator
employment equity officer
planning consultant
 

Skills Developed
• Ability to formulate and defend ideas
• Analytical reasoning, deductive reasoning
• Ability to analyze cause and effect
• Ability to appreciate others’ perspectives
• Ability to debate
• Ability to summarize complicated material and solve problems
• Capability of reading lengthy portions, concentrating for long periods of time
• Oral and written communication skills
• Research skills
• Ability to work independently, meet deadlines, time management skills
• Organizational skills