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Student work by Sam Kennedy, 2014. Photo by Christina Gapic.

Career Development

Develop the skills, knowledge base and community required to be a successful creative professional, in any number of contexts and sectors.

Student work by Sam Kennedy, 2014. Photo by Christina Gapic.

About Career Launchers

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Career Launchers are unique, high-profile opportunities for students, developed in partnership with industry, in order to help new graduates start their professional practice after school. These offerings are by application, talent driven and juried by faculty and the industry partners themselves.

Career Development has worked with Sugino Studio, Walnut Studios, Artscape Youngplace, Umbra Canadian Art, Toronto Market Co., The Artist Project, The Entertainment District BIA, RBC Royal Bank and Bell Media to facilitate meaningful exhibition opportunities, access to resources and significant paid roles for students entering the professional world.

For details on the outcomes of completed Career Launcher opportunities, please visit the Success Stories section of the Career Development website.

Career Launchers Website

To access all of the details for active Career Launcher opportunities, including deadlines and submission instructions, please visit careerlaunchers.format.com or click on the linked image below:

Career Launchers on Format.com


Helpful Contacts

Main office

49 McCaul Street, Rm 112.
Please use your student card for access.

Weekdays, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

careerdevelopment@ocadu.ca

Miles Collyer, MFA, MBA

Coordinator, Career Development
416-977-6000, Ext. 4020
mcollyer@ocadu.ca

Serena Lee, MA

Program Coordinator, Experiential Learning Placements
416-977-6000, Ext. 3844
slee@ocadu.ca

Zev Farber, MFA

Manager, Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers
416-977-6000, Ext. 3843
zfarber@ocadu.ca