Tuesday, June 5, 2018

DEG of the Week! (June 4 - June 8)

We're back!

Our blog was down for a couple of weeks due to technical issues, but we’re up and running again and back with our new DEG of the week!

You can find our Degree Exploration Guides in CareerZone and at https://brocku.ca/ccee/career-education/campus/what-can-i-do-with-my-degree/. DEGs outline a list of common career options related to a certain program, as well as degree specific skills. Also, DEGs offer various links to help with job and volunteer search in that chosen field! Who wouldn't want one of these for their program?

Each week we will be choosing one Degree Exploration Guide to focus on and welcome all students to come and learn about the different programs here at Brock!

DEG of the Week: Oenology & Viticulture

Our DEG of the week is Oenology & Viticulture! This program is focused on the science of winemaking and grape growing and Brock is the only Canadian university to offer this type of degree. This program offers a Bachelor of Science, a minor in Oenology and Viticulture or a certificate in Grape and Wine Technology!

Career Options:
  • Agronomist
  • Wine Consultant
  • Food/Wine Critic
  • Sensory Specialist
  • Sommelier
  • Winemaker

Degree Specific Skills:
  • Administration of Chemical Testing
  • Designing and Performing Experiemtns
  • Evaluating Ideas, Thoeries, and Evidence
  • Observation Skills
  • Presenting Summaries and Resrarch Findings
  • Working in a Team

Professional Associations and Career Resources:

  • Canadian Association of Professional Sommeliers
    • http://www.sommelierscanada.com
  • Oenologist: The People of Wine
    • www.oenologist.com
  • Wine Country Ontario
    • http://www.winecountryontario.ca
  • Wines of Canada
    • www.winesofcanada.com
Job Search Resources:
  • Wine Jobs & Careers
    • http://www.vinoenology.com/wine-jobs
  • Wine Jobs Canada
    • www.winejobscanada.com
  • Wine Jobs Online
    • www.winejobsonline.com

Note: These are not the only career choices, skills, associations and job search resources related to this program. Visit the resource section on careerzone.brocku.ca to find more options and https://brocku.ca/ccee/wp-content/uploads/sites/68/DEG-Math-Oenology-and-Viticulture.pdf for the full DEG!

For more information on the Oenology & Viticulture program at Brock University, visit https://brocku.ca/programs/undergraduate/oenology-and-viticulture/

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