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Where our Alumni are today

Unsure about your future with a degree in Political Science?

Below is a listing of where some of York's successful graduates are employed. It may help you discover where your future may be.

Scroll down to browse all of the different areas: government, law, media, teaching, civil society organizations or the private sector.

 

GOVERNMENT

 

 

 

Ontario Ministry of Labor

Policy Advisor

Ph.D.

2008

Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada

Government Relations Officer

 Ph.D

 1994

Ontario Ministry of Health & Long Term Care

Team Lead

M.A.

2006

Industry Canada

Deputy Director

B.A.

1989

Finance Canada

Economist

B.A.

2005

Citizenship & Immigration Canada

Policy Advisor

M.A.

2005

Citizenship & Immigration Canada

Minister's Delegate

B.A.

2003

Ontario Ministry of Environment

Senior Economist

B.A.

1980

Canadian International Development Agency

Development Officer

M.A.

2001

Canada Revenue Agency

Senior Policy Officer

B.A.

1983

Tourism Toronto

Vice President Communications

B.A.

1994

Town of Aurora

Director of Legal Services/Town Solicitor

B.A.

1981

Town of Aurora

Councilor

B.A.

1993

Town of Caledon

Regional Councilor

B.A.

1991

Town of Newmarket

Human Resources Consultant

B.A.

1993

Town of Richmond Hill

Director of Revenue

B.A.

1972

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

INTERNATIONAL GOVERNMENT

 

 

 

European Commission

First Secretary, External Relations - Asia Director

B.A.

1989

Canadian Embassy in Greece

Ambassador

Ph.D

1977

Consulate General of Israel

Director, Communication

B.A.

2004

Consulate General of Portugal

Chancellor

B.A.

1996

Government of Bangladesh

Chairman, Bangladesh Public Service Commission

Ph.D.

1981

Government of Guyana

Minister of Home Affairs and M.P

M.A.

1976

Government of Israel

Environmental Economist

B.A.

1997

Government of Jamaica

Jamaica's Ambassador to Venezuela

B.A.

1981

Government of the State of New York

Legislative Analyst, New York State Assembly

B.A.

2003

Government of the State of Washington

Assistant Attorney General

B.A.

1993

 

 

 

 

LAW

 

 

 

Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General

Crown Attorney

B.A.

2000

Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General

Assistant Crown Attorney

B.A.

2008

Ontario Ministry of the Attorney General

Counsel

B.A.

2001

Department of Justice

Barrister and Solicitor

B.A.

1992

Department of Justice

Policy Analyst

B.A.

2006

Adair Morse LLP

Lawyer

B.A.

1986

Schulte Roth & Zabel

Attorney

B.A.

2005

Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP

Associate

B.A.

2005

Mathews, Dinsdale & Clark LLP

Partner

B.A.

1993

Department of Justice

Barrister and Solicitor

B.A.

1992

Ford Davies Murray

Barrister & Solicitor

B.A.

2005

 

 

 

 

CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATONS

 

 

 

Canadian Auto Workers’ Union (CAW)

National Representative, Pensions and Benefits

M.A.

1996

Sick Kids Foundation

President & CEO

M.A.

1981

Conference Board of Canada

Principal Research Associate

B.A.

1996

Free The Children

Youth Programming Director

B.A.

2004

United Nations Population Fund

National Program Officer

M.A.

2003

Partnership Africa Canada

Campaign Director

M.A.

2008

Overseas Development Institute

Research Officer

B.A.

2001

Geneva Centre for Security Policy, Switzerland

Research Fellow

Ph.D.

2008

Imagine Canada

Vice-President, Operations

Ph.D.

2001

World Literacy of Canada

Executive Director

B.A.

1986

 

 

 

 

PRIVATE SECTOR

 

 

 

Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP

Partner

B.A.

1995

Scotiabank

Vice-President & Director

B.A.

1982

CIBC World Markets

Investment Advisor

B.A.

1996

CIBC World Markets

Vice-President, Investment Advisor

B.A.

1991

Credit Suisse Group

Vice President

B.A.

1998

Scotiabank

Senior Analyst

B.A.

2005

The Globe and Mail

Director - Marketing Research

B.A.

1974

Hewlett-Packard (Canada) Co.

Manager

B.A.

1992

Hill and Knowlton Canada

President & Chief Executive Officer

M.A.

1980

Hudson's Bay Company

Human Resources

B.A.

1994

IBM Canada Limited

Systems Analyst

B.A.

1974

IBM Canada Limited

Program Manager

B.A.

1976

IBM Canada Limited

Program Evaluation Consultant

B.A.

1982

IBM U.S.A.

Product Specialist

B.A.

1994

ICCi

VP Of Operations

B.A.

2001

ICI Shopping Centres

Leasing Representative

B.A.

1987

IDEACA Knowldge Services

Market Research Analyst

B.A.

2011

Investors Group Inc.

Regional Director

B.A.

1984

Mackenzie Financial Corporation

Human Resources Manager

B.A.

1988

Manitoba Industry, Trade & Tourism

Manager-Internantional Projects

B.A.

1990

Manpower Inc

HR Consultant

B.A.

1995

Manulife Bank of Canada

Manager

B.A.

1989

Manulife Financial

Vice-President

B.A.

1974

Royal Bank of Canada

Senior Analyst

B.A.

1992

TD Bank Financial Group

Investment Advisor

B.A.

1993

The Innovolve Group

Senior Researcher

B.A.

2003

 

 

 

 

ACADEMIA (University teaching)

 

 

 

School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS, UK

 

Ph.D

2008

School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), UK

 

Ph.D

2009

American University, USA

 

Ph.D.

1996

University of Victoria   Ph.D 2000

University of Warwick, UK

 

Ph.D.

1995

University of Alberta

 

Ph.D.

1999

Carleton University   Ph.D 1994
McGill University   Ph.d 1976
Simon Fraser University   Ph.D 1981

University of Washington, USA

 

Ph.D.

2001

Trent University

 

Ph.D

2005

Lakehead University

 

Ph.D

2010

Ryerson University

 

Ph.D

2005

Universidad Mayor de San Simon-Cochabamba, Bolivia

 

Ph.D.

1999

 

 

 

 

TEACHING (ELEMENTARY & SECONDARY)

 

 

 

York Catholic District School Board

Teacher

B.A.

2004

Toronto District School Board

Teacher

B.A.

2003

Toronto Catholic District School Board

Teacher

B.A.

2002

Dufferin Peel Catholic District School Board

Teacher

B.A.

2003

Durham District School Board

Teacher

B.A.

2003

 

 

 

 

MEDIA

 

 

 

The Globe and Mail

Columnist

B.A.

1972

The Globe and Mail

Globe Business Columnist

B.A.

1984

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Senior Research Officer

B.A.

2005

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

News Reader

B.A.

2004

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

National Reporter

B.A.

1999

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Host - Q

B.A.

1995

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Reporter

B.A.

1989

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Producer/Reporter

B.A.

1981

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

Executive Producer

B.A.

1980

Bell Media

Post-Production Supervisor, Discovery Channel

B.A.

1995

XM Satellite Radio Canada

Chief Executive Officer & President

B.A.

1993

Women's International Film Festival

Founder & Executive Director

B.A.

1987

 

The job titles are accurate at the time the data was collected.