A Classics degree sharpens your intellectual, critical, logical, and communication skills.
Your Classics degree counts as that post secondary degree now expected of most employment opportunities. Classics graduates are found in a great variety of occupations and have gone into graduate programs both in Canada and abroad. Our graduates work in many different fields including Law, Library Science, Teaching, Museum Work, Publishing, Civil Service, Policing, Art Conservation, Administration and more.
What have some of our alumni been doing since they graduated?
Kiara Beaulieu is working full-time for Archaeological Services Inc. as a Staff Archaeologist and material culture specialist for the Historic Archaeology, Planning Applications and Special Projects Division.
Stephanie Bergman works in London, ON as a planner and project manager for Stantec Consulting Services. She coordinates multi-disciplinary teams and leads engagement programs for infrastructure and development projects. She is responsible for communicating technical and engineering information to the public, and involved in the development and interpretation of planning policy.
Chelsea Carss works as the curator at the Brant Historical Society in Brantford, ON after completing her Master’s of Museum Studies at the University of Toronto and two exciting internships at the New Acropolis Museum in Athens and the British Museum in the Department of Greek and Roman Studies assisting with the Naukratis Project.
Tarah Csaszar is currently a Project Coordinator for PI Fine Art located in Toronto. She recently presented a paper at the 113th Annual Meeting of CAMWS in Kitchener titled “About Face: Ancient Physiognomy and Conflict” in a session she co-organized on the subaltern in ancient art.
Brandon Garib serves as Academic Programs Coordinator for the Peter Lougheed Leadership College at the University of Alberta.
Nikki Jago graduated from the University of Toronto with a Master’s of Museum Studies and has been working as a Curatorial Assistant for the Aurora Historical Society at Hillary House National Historical Site in Aurora, ON.
Brittany Orlando is a Registered Midwife working Beamsville, Ontario. An autonomous health care provider, she provides antepartum and postpartum care (making confident use of her Latin skills!) for mothers and babies up to six weeks of age, and delivers babies at home and in hospital.
Jennifer Phenix is an instructor at Sheridan College where her courses include Classical literature in translation and Greek mythology in film.
Paul Ritchie works as a project archaeologist for Stantec Consulting services. Based in Markham, ON he conducts archaeological assessments around the province.
Christian Wilson is part of the wine-making team at Pearl Morissette Vineyard in Jordan, ON, helping to guide the grapes from harvest through the vinification process.
Are you an alumnus/a of the department? Do you have news you would like to share? If so, we would love to hear from you!