Careers & After Graduation
Thinking about what to do after graduation? Graduates of the IDS program pursue careers and find employment in a variety of fields both in Canada and abroad, including:
- international business
- foreign service
- government agencies
- communications and public relations
- non-governmental organizations
- community development
- corporate social responsibility
IDS Career Paths
Check out the 2017 report on Career Paths of IDS Graduates in Canada.
The report was a joint CASID/CCUPIDS project by Dr. Rebecca Tiessen (University of Ottawa) and Dr. John Cameron (Dalhousie University).
Co-operative Education & Career Services
Visit Co-operative Education & Career Services for resume building, interview preparation, career advice, workshops, and the Recruit Guelph job database.
International Development Job Boards
Thinking about Graduate School?
As a GIDS graduate, you can pursue graduate studies in interdisciplinary or disciplinary programs at universities in Canada or abroad. Every institution and/or program has its own specific admission requirements and application deadlines, so do your research as early as possible on the programs that interest you.
Resources for exploring graduate studies
If you're exploring your options for graduate studies, talk to faculty advisors and professors. Faculty members can offer helpful advice and are often aware of graduate schools in their area of study.
- University of Guelph Graduate Programs
- Graduate Studies: A Practical Guide
- List of IDS programs in Canada