Career Opportunities

Our programs prepare you for a wide variety of careers in outdoor recreation, parks, tourism and related fields. Through a combination of field and classroom activities, the curriculum will develop your skills and knowledge to function in challenging professional positions and to positively contribute to recreational interactions with the environment.

Possible career paths include:

  • Sea Kayak/Canoe Guiding 
  • Primary or Secondary Teacher
  • Director of Recreation
  • Student Activities Advisor
  • Municipal Recreation Manager
  • Conservation Officer
  • Events Manager
  • Youth Camp Director
  • Tourism Development and Planning Officer
  • Interpretive Programmer
  • Various Parks Canada/Ontario Parks positions
  • Small Business Owner 

Many organizations are interested in employing the skill set you will acquire as an Outdoor Recreation, Parks & Tourism graduate including regional, provincial and national parks, public and private recreation organizations, educational institutions and environmental groups.