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When you choose to study French at Brescia, you will gain a competitive edge in multiple career fields positively affecting Canadian French culture in a widely globalized world.

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    Get involved in an experiential learning opportunity through BOLD Works or Western’s Impact Experience to make a difference locally or globally.

    Take part in an exchange/study abroad and broaden your perspective.

    Enrol in an experiential learning course and apply knowledge and skills in a meaningful way in a workplace setting.

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    Connect with Brescia alumnae through the Professional Mentoring Program. 

    Meet employers and explore possibilities at Beyond Brescia.

    Learn about occupational trends and career trends on the National Occupation Classification.

    Try an informational interview to learn more about an industry and a field expert’s own career journey.

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    Figuring out what’s next requires action and reflection: Talk through your action plan or next steps in a Career Group Advising session or book a one-on-one appointment with a SLC Career Advisor.

Our French grads bring the following Brescia Competencies to the world

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    Inquiry & Analysis

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    Social Awareness and Engagement

Your Degree at Work: Industries / Employers   

  • Education: Language institutes, local and abroad, libraries, museums or private learning centers
  • Writing/Editing: Local and large newspapers or online and major publishers
  • Marketing & Public Relations: Public relations firms, advertising agencies, non-profit organizations or government agencies
  • Publishing: Textbooks, periodicals, book clubs or university, religious, technical, scientific, or medical presses 
  • Bilingual Communication: Freelance, educational and business services, government agencies, healthcare, non-profit and social service organizations or publishers 
  • Industry and Commerce: Banks and financial institution, manufacturers, environmental firms, consulting agencies, sports organizations, advertising agencies or law firms

A Lifetime of Learning: Further Education

  • Teacher’s College
  • Masters in International Affairs
  • Masters in French Language & Literature
  • Masters in Library & Information Sciences


  • Education: K-12 teacher or librarian
  • Writing/Editing: Foreign correspondent or copy writer
  • Marketing & Public Relations
  • Publishing
  • Bilingual Communication: ESL translator or french language services coordinator 
  • Human Resource Worker
  • Senior Officer, Canada Border Services Agency


  • Teacher
  • Marketing & Public Relations
  • Special Events Coordinator
  • Bilingual Customer Service Representative
  • Human Resources
  • Recruitment Officer 

Professional Associations and Industry-Related Networks:

  •  Canadian Society for Digital Humanities
  • Professional Writers Association of Canada
  • Editors Canada
  • Canadian Association of Journalists
  • Canadian Public Relations Society
  • Canadian Society for Digital Humanities
  • Ontario College of Teachers
  • Volunteer Management Professionals of Canada
  • International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Canada