Latin American & Caribbean Studies

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The multidisciplinary nature of Latin American & Caribbean Studies (LACS) provides useful background for careers across a wide range of fields. Whether it’s business, government, law, media, education, intelligence, foreign service/diplomatic relations, cultural brokering, inter-governmental organizations, or tourism, LACS has much to offer.

LACS provides specific knowledge and competencies during the program of study; as well as valuable skills that can be transferred to a wide range of careers, such as research, project management, team work, and problem solving skills.

Examples of potential professions:

  • Admissions Counselor
  • Advertising Executive
  • Anthropologist
  • Archivist
  • Attorney
  • Business Manager
  • Civil Service Employee
  • Columnist
  • Community Affairs Specialist
  • Consultant
  • Coordinator of International Programs
  • Counsellor
  • Cultural Affairs Officer
  • Customer Relations Representative
  • Customs and Immigration Official
  • Editor
  • Educator
  • ESL Teacher
  • Federal Agent
  • Foreign Service Officer
  • Historian
  • Hospitality Manager
  • Human Resources Professional
  • Import/Export Specialist
  • International Financial Advisor
  • International Media Planner
  • International Relations Professional
  • Interpreter
  • Journalist
  • Librarian
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Non-profit Administrator
  • Peace Corps Worker
  • Politician
  • Professor
  • Public Administrator
  • Public Policy Expert
  • Public Relations Representative
  • Publisher
  • Real Estate Associate
  • Social Worker
  • Special Events Coordinator
  • Technician
  • Tour Manager
  • Translator
  • Travel Supervisor
  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Writer