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How To Be a Mentor with OCAD Experiential Learning [CSI Members]

Learn how you can join OCAD’s network of industry and community partners hosting upper-year undergraduate and graduate students through Experiential Learning Placement Programs. Through reciprocal mentorship, experimentation, and service-learning, OCAD placements with real world hosts enable students to explore the diversity of roles and opportunities that exist in the creative sector and beyond. Students are actively immersed in professional environments and apply their skills in a meaningful way to each partnering organization. 


Interesting in mentoring and working with OCAD students? Join this info session to learn about the expereince of hosting a student and how a placement might benefit your organization. Learn more about the Experiential Learning Program on their “partners” page and view the program video

How To Be a Mentor with OCAD Experiential Learning
Wednesday, May 12th, 12:30-1:30pm
Members register via the Common Platform or CSI listserve.
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Farihah Aliyah Shah As the Coordinator of Experiential Learning, RBC Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers at OCAD, Farihah manages new and existing partnership relations for for-credit placement opportunities and provides guidance and support to students interested in pursuing placements for credit.

She is a contemporary lens-based artist who holds a BHRM from York University and a BFA in Photography with a minor in Integrated Media from OCAD University. Her practice explores issues of racial identity, land and collective memory. She is a member of Gallery 44 and Women Photograph and has been show internationally in North America, Asia and Europe. In addition to her photography practice, she has 5 years of experience as a corporate recruiter.

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