Student and Alumni Job Boards
The OCAD U Talent Network is the easiest way to search for jobs in art and design, connect with employers, and gain professional experience in your creative field. Whether it be an UI/UX designer or gallery administrator, freelance design opportunities or commissioned artwork - and much, much more - the Talent Network is the platform for sourcing emerging artists, designers, cultural workers and media producers who can contribute in a meaningful way to a wide range of projects or organizations. The network is exclusive to current OCAD U students and alumni. Visit www.ocadu.ca/talentnetwork to get started today!
The Talent Network is exclusive to current OCAD U students and alumni. The service allows you to:
- find and apply for jobs and other opportunities
- create and customize your profile
- upload multiple resumes and promote your skills
- sign-up for workshops, advising sessions and other special events
Select the "Students/Alumni” option at the above link to register a new alumni account or log-in to your existing student account using your OCAD U credentials.
The Talent Network is our greatest tool for employers who are offering a paid position and want to recruit from our pool of top emerging talent. The service is a free and administered by the employer. Select the “Employer” option at the link above to register an employer profile. Then, you’ll be able to:
- post paid art & design related employment opportunities
- receive portfolios and resumes of OCAD U talent
- easily manage recruitment within the system
Magnet + OCAD U
OCAD University is a proud member of the Magnet network – a not-for-profit social initiative whose vision includes improving youth unemployment and closing the skills gap in Ontario. Students can visit magnet.whoplusyou.com/lp/ocadu to build a profile and get started with their generalized job search! Specialized creative opportunities geared towards artists and designers will continue to be posted on the OCAD U Talent Network.
The Discover Ability Network is a free online portal and resource that connects Ontario businesses to people with disabilities. Powered by Magnet, this unique job matching platform allows job seekers to create a profile of their background and experience and be matched to job opportunities that fit their skills with a growing number of employers looking for diverse, qualified candidates. The platform is free for both job seekers and employers.
Finding inclusive employment just got easier! Sign up as a job seeker at jobseeker.discoverability.network and be matched to inclusive job opportunities!
Interested in exploring the Discover Ability Network? Download the Jobseekers Guide
Outreach Coordinator, Career Development
P: 416 977 6000 Ext. 3828