Sample Careers

  • Technology officer
  • Marketing strategist
  • Digital producer
  • Interaction designer
  • User experience designer
  • Entrepreneur
  • Interface designer
  • Market researcher
  • Product manager
  • User experience researcher
  • Business analyst

Program Related Skills

  • Communication
  • Project management
  • Creativity 
  • Teamwork 
  • Global awareness 
  • Working independently 
  • Collaboration
  • New media strategy
  • Critical thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Digital technology literacy 

Alumni Stories

Janice Zolf headshotJanice Zolf

Director, Writer and Producer, Janice Zolf Productions

From an award-winning broadcaster to a documentary filmmaker, MDEI provided the impetus Janice needed to push her out of her comfort zone.

Read Janice's Story

Sam Qorbani headshotSam Qorbani

Ph.D Student, Technical Illustrator and UX Design Explorer

MDEI helped Sam learn more about user experience—something vital to his current role in developing an augmented reality game for children inspired by the Montessori teaching method.

Read Sam's Story

Dan Hawes headshotDan Hawes

President and Producer, Toonrush Inc

Dan's MDEI courses brought together experienced, sharp people from a variety of backgrounds who were eager to collaborate. Some of his classmates even become energetic new hires for his company Toonrush.

Read Dan's Story


Career Support

The University of Waterloo is committed to the success of its students and graduates. If you become a Faculty of Arts student and graduate, you'll have access to a wide selection of resources at the Centre for Career Action, offered through the Department of Co-operative Education and Career Action.