Career Information

Employment opportunities

Graduates of the IDS program pursue careers and find employment in a variety of fields both in Canada and abroad.

Some examples…

  • law
  • international business
  • foreign service
  • international & local governmental and non-governmental organizations/agencies
  • teaching and non-formal education
  • journalism
  • ecotourism
  • consulting and research
  • community development
  • social work
  • communications and public relations
  • corporate social responsibility

Read our alumni profiles and at-a-glance alumni profiles.

Many IDS graduates will apply for internships or pursue post-graduate studies either at the Master’s level or in college programs.

Visit the Co-operative Education and Career Services (CECS) website and speak to a Career Advisor in person. CECS is located on Trent Lane (behind Rozanski Hall).
See also "What can I do with my degree" for more ideas of what you can do with a BA degree in International Development.

DVM-jobs-emplois has a free mailing list featuring entry-level international development jobs.
The Canadian Council for International Co-operation (CCIC) has a job listings website for opportunities in international development.