Tax Workshop for Artists & Designers

Are you a creative professional or artist? Join our tax workshop and understand how the tax system effects your practice and the number of deductions that are unique to you! 

Tax Workshop for Artists & Designers

Tax Workshop
Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Tuesday, March 5, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Centre for Emerging Artists and Designers
Level 3, 115 McCaul St, Rosalie Sharp Pavilion

Tax season is just around the corner! Are you a creative professional or artist?

Join our tax workshop and understand how the tax system effects your practice and the number of deductions that are unique to you! This workshop will be led by Brian Borts, a chartered professional accountant with over 25 professional experience. Topics covered include HST, RRSP’s vs TFSA, self-employment deductible expenses, filing deadlines and CRA audits.

RSVP required and spots limited! This workshop is open to all OCAD U students and recent graduates. 

Venue & Address: 
Centre for Emerging Artists and Designers Level 3, 115 McCaul St, Rosalie Sharp Pavilion

Goldsmiths on Campus at OCADU

Considering studying a Master’s in London? Join us for an info session with Hannah Lines, International Recruitment Manager at Goldsmiths, University of London. We will be covering topics such as studying abroad, the application process, and Goldsmith’s many creative arts programs.
 

Goldsmiths on Campus at OCADU

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Tuesday, March 5, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Centre for Emerging Artists and Designers
Level 3, 115 McCaul St, Rosalie Sharp Pavilion

Considering studying a Master’s in London?
Join us for an info session with Hannah Lines, International Recruitment Manager at Goldsmiths, University of London. We will be covering topics such as studying abroad, the application process, and Goldsmith’s many creative arts programs.

Bring your questions! The talk will be followed by a Q&A.

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ABOUT GOLDSMITHS’ DEPARTMENTS OF DESIGN & ART

Goldsmiths is one of the world leaders in art & design, ranking 3rd in the UK for Design (Guardian University Guide League Tables 2019) and 12th in the world for Art (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2018). We have had 8 Turner Prize winners come through the doors at Goldsmiths and many more successful practising artists. The Art and Design programmes are pioneering in their approach to the subject and, thanks to its outstanding global reputation in the field and being located in London, there is constant and direct contact with practising artists, curators and writers which enable our graduates to develop careers shaped by their critical engagement with cutting edge artistic practice and research.

Venue & Address: 
Centre for Emerging Artists and Designers Level 3, 115 McCaul St, Rosalie Sharp Pavilion

Call for Applications - Gardiner Museum Impact & Engagement Assistant

The Gardiner Museum welcome applications to the Impact and Engagement Assistant position. The Impact and Engagement Assistant reports to the Programs Manager, and is a member of the Curatorial, Education & Programs team. This position is responsible for supporting the public engagement by increasing awareness of the Community Arts Space (CAS). They will work in collaboration with Gardiner staff, CAS neighbourhood hubs, OCADU, and other key stakeholders. 

Call for Applications - Healthcare Human Factors Communications Design Intern

Healthcare Human Factors and The Centre for Emerging Artists and Designers are excited to announce the second Healthcare Human Factors Career Launcher. Graduating students and recent graduates are invited to apply for this paid internship, and one successful applicant will work with the team of human factors professionals, designers, engineers, psychologists, and researchers, uniquely integrated into healthcare. 

Call for Applications - Healthcare Human Factors Communications Design Intern

Call for Applications - Healthcare Human Factors Communications Design Intern
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 12:30pm

OPPORTUNITY DESCRIPTION

Healthcare Human Factors and The Centre for Emerging Artists and Designers are excited to announce the second Healthcare Human Factors Career Launcher. Graduating students and recent graduates are invited to apply for this paid internship, and one successful applicant will work with the team of human factors professionals, designers, engineers, psychologists, and researchers, uniquely integrated into healthcare. Healthcare Human Factors is provided with unparalleled insights and access to the clinicians and patients for whom they design, test, and create for.

Healthcare Human Factors is the largest Human Factors team dedicated to healthcare internationally. Acting as consultants, researchers, designers and evaluators, we are setting standards and developing best practices for human factors in healthcare, leading cultural change and making an impact locally and worldwide

This opportunity was tailor-made to support the emerging design career of an OCAD U student who is passionate about making a real difference in the lives of patients and healthcare providers. Apply your creative and technical skills and education to help Healthcare Human Factors design the future of healthcare.

RATE: $17.5 - $20/hour for 35 hours/week

TERM: Full-time, 4 - 12 months starting Summer 2019

DEADLINE: February 27, 2019

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design a variety of engaging marketing artifacts, internal collateral, and client deliverables
  • Work collaboratively with other team members to identify and seize design opportunities to improve our brand and visual communications strategies
  • Design a wide range of digital and print collateral—including graphics, event materials, presentations, video assets, and more—from concept to production
  • Develop templates that give other team members the independence to quickly and smoothly produce great looking work
  • Proactively seek out feedback and strive for constant improvement
  • Shoot and edit photos and video for our projects, website, and social media
  • Bonus: Record and edit audio for a podcast

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have strong knowledge of visual design fundamentalsMust have a solid portfolio demonstrating your creative accomplishments and design process.
  • Must have an ability to clearly communicate your insights and back-up your design ideas. 
  • Must have a passion for details, but also an ability to zoom out to see the big picture. 

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Cover Letter — tell us why you’re the right person for this job specifically 
  • Resume or CV — highlighting applicable experience
  • Portfolio — showing us your thinking, process, and end-product (can link to an online portfolio or a PDF version)

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION

Applications must be submitted through 2019 Summer Design Internship portal accessible here. 

For more information, visit the Career Launchers website

 

Venue & Address: 
Healthcare Human Factors Toronto General Hospital 190 Elizabeth Street 4th Floor RF Elliott Building Toronto, ON, M5G 2C4
Website: 
https://careerlaunchers.format.com/6063048-2019-healthcare-humans-factor
Email: 
tpham@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 Ext. 361
Cost: 
N/A

Call for Applications - Gardiner Museum Impact & Engagement Assistant

Call for Applications - Gardiner Museum Impact & Engagement Assistant
Thursday, February 21, 2019 - 11:45am to Monday, March 4, 2019 - 12:00am

RATE: $16.5 /hour for 28 hours/week

TERM: Part-time, April - August 2019 (20 weeks)

DEADLINE: Monday, March 4, 2019

The Gardiner Museum welcome applications to the Impact and Engagement Assistant position. The Impact and Engagement Assistant reports to the Programs Manager, and is a member of the Curatorial, Education & Programs team. This position is responsible for supporting the public engagement by increasing awareness of the Community Arts Space (CAS).  They will work in collaboration with Gardiner staff, CAS neighbourhood hubs, OCADU, and other key stakeholders.

Grounded in the real and metaphorical ability of clay to transform, the Gardiner Museum’s Community Arts Space is a platform for experimentation and socially-engaged art.

Established in 2016, the project connects artists, makers, organizers, and residents through the creation of public projects that inspire social action. We work within and beyond the gallery walls to re-envision what equitable community engagement looks like at a cultural institution. In 2019 the Community Arts Space explores the theme “What We Long For.”

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists on public engagement work to increase awareness of CAS projects within neighbourhood hubs (519, Akin, Art Starts), Gardiner and OCAD University. 
  • Works with Event Coordinator and Marketing department to facilitate capacity building amongst emerging artist networks in connection to specific public programming events.
  • Assists with the delivery of interactive educational activities that engage public, provide resource material, collect contact info for future engagement events.
  • Contributes to outreach and promotional targets through online channels (social media, website, etc.)
  • Assists with the distribution of promotional materials including event flyers and brochures.
  • Meets with neighbourhood hubs to support longstanding relationships for joint projects and cross promotion of events.
  • Oversees on-site impacting surveying with museum visitors during select public programming events with support from volunteers.
  • Records, collects, and analyzes data on levels of impact and engagement of CAS projects and neighbourhood hubs.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • OCADU graduates from 2018 or students graduating in 2019.
  • Experience assisting with community-based programs or services, and working at events, with volunteers and others in a non-profit environment.
  • Experience of developing and running public engagement activities/events with demonstrated planning and scheduling skills.
  • Ability to interact with diverse audiences, including culturally diverse and marginalized groups, and all age ranges, especially experience in working with children and youth.
  • Team player, able to work independently.
  • Ability to collaborate with internal colleagues and external partners and create ways to meet mutual goals.
  • Administrative and reporting experience, and attention-to-detail. 
  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills, and proficiency in Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends.

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Full contact information (Name, phone, and email) and current CV.
  • Confirmation of eligibility.
  • Cover letter outlining interest and relevant experience.

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTION

Please submit all written components in one (1) PDF to the attention of Tak Pham tpham@ocadu.ca

For more information, visit the Career Launchers website

Venue & Address: 
Gardiner Museum 111 Queens Park, Toronto, ON M5S 2C7
Website: 
https://careerlaunchers.format.com/6085436-2019-gardiner-impact-and-engagement-assistant
Email: 
tpham@ocadu.ca
Phone: 
416-977-6000 Ext. 361
Cost: 
N/A

Resume Building Workshop

Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 1:30pm to 3:00pm

The Visual and Critical Studies Program and the Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers (CEAD) invite you to the Resume Building Workshop on January 25, from 3:30pm -5:00pm on the 3rd floor of the Rosalie Sharp Pavilion, 115 McCaul St. We will be going over helpful tips to aid you in building a resume just in time for summer jobs and internships! Please come with your laptop and a physical copy of your most recent resume. 

 

Date: Friday, January 29 2019

Time: 1:30-3:00

Location: 3rd Floor of the Rosalie Sharp Pavilion, 115 McCaul St. 

 

Please RSVP here. 

Venue & Address: 
3rd Floor of the Rosalie Sharp Pavilion, 115 McCaul St.
Website: 
https://goo.gl/forms/5Dd28gEqvsElzd1W2
Cost: 
FREE
"Resume Building Workshop Jan 29 2019, 1:30pm - 3:00pm"

Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers now located in 115 McCaul

CEAD LOGO
Tuesday, October 16, 2018

OCAD U is pleased to announce the Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers (CEAD) has moved into its new, expanded offices on Level 3 of the Experiential Learning Centre in the Rosalie Sharp Pavilion at 115 McCaul Street. 

Over the summer and early autumn, the CEAD developed an expanded scope of activities to increase opportunities to help students and recent graduates succeed in the world of work. Their new space in the Experiential Learning Centre means they are now ready to facilitate this new programming: finding creative jobs and learning placements, special events and programs, professional mentorship and networking opportunities. The new space also includes presentation areas and workspace for employment partners, students and recent grads, as well as for visiting artists, designers and entrepreneurs who are collaborating with students.

While there remain a few finishing touches to be completed, the OCAD U community is welcome to stop in, say hi, meet the staff, learn about the latest opportunities, and check out the new CEAD facilities!

Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers
Level 3, 115 McCaul Street
Weekdays, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Contact: Shellie Zhang, Community Animator, 416-977-6000 Ext. 3706