Student + Alumni Advising

Student + Alumni Advising

The Centre for Emerging Artists & Designs provides one-on-one career advising to discuss career pathways, professional art or design practice, how to source opportunities, the Experiential Learning Placements Program and more. These sessions are available to students and recent alumni, up to 5 (five) years after graduation, by appointment or during the weekly drop-in clinics.

Please come prepared with your résumé/CV and, if you have one ready, an online portfolio, in order to help guide the conversation accordingly. Visit our Tools & Resources page  for guides on how to you can develop them.

Drop-in Clinics

Career Development advising every Wednesday at 3:30 - 4:30pm 

Experiential Learning advising every Thursday at 3:30 - 4:30pm 

All drop-ins are held in the Rosalie Sharp Pavilion, 115 McCaul St., 3rd Floor, and served on a first-come, first-served basis. 

By Appointment

Current students use the OCAD U Talent Network to book appointments. To book an appointment using the Talent Network, please follow these four steps: 

  1. Log in at www.ocadu.ca/talentnetwork and follow the "Students" path
  2. Complete your personal and academic profile - you will not be able to book an appointment otherwise
  3. Under the "Events & Advising" tab select "Workshops & Advising" and RSVP for a date/timeslot that fits your schedule. Career Development advising on Wednesdays. Experiential Learning advising on Thursdays. The timeslot you select will no longer be available to others once you choose it.
  4. Come for your appointment at the Rosalie Sharp Pavilion, 115 McCaul St., 3rd Floor

Recent alumni can request a Career Development advising appointment by e-mailing  careerdevelopment@ocadu.ca. In your initial message, please suggest up to three possible days and times (during regular work hours) that are convenient for you and we will confirm one. 

Current students can request an Experiential Learning advising appointment by e-mailing explearning@ocadu.ca if you require an alternative timeslot outside the Thursday session. In your initial message, please suggest up to three possible days and times (during regular work hours) that are convenient for you and we will confirm one. 

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