Career + Professional Development Office
Own your profession.
The Career + Professional Development Office helps you to see and seize your opportunities.
Big ideas don't just happen. They are process driven, tested, made and re-made and it will be the same with your professional career. Emily Carr University is committed to help you transform and contextualize your creative practice so that upon graduation you are able to deliver value to community, culture, and the economy, while perhaps most importantly making a meaningful life for yourself.
Engaging partners, interesting programs, and practical tools take your new competencies into the world while still at university.
You will develop as a creative citizen of art, media, and design through the Career + Professional Development Office's programs, joining a network of Emily Carr alumni, known throughout the world as exceptional people, problem solvers, and leaders. With a strong start while still at school, you can begin to take ownership of your potential, your path, and your future profession. Resume- and portfolio-building tools, co-op learning opportunities, internships, partnerships, and one of Vancouver's hottest job boards are all available. Your academic learning will be complemented by these real-world opportunities to give you confidence, agility, and employability.
Working with employers for you.
Employers in creative industries look for a unique set of qualifications: a strong portfolio, recent and relevant experience, cultural literacy and an international outlook. Emily Carr’s student exchange and co-op program exist to make sure you graduate with all of those things already in place.