Transitioning from an academic environment to a career path can be one of the most daunting and difficult aspects of a student’s journey. ACADSA’s Career Development program is designed to foster the professional development of students through providing meaningful resources, opportunity and direction to confidently excel as creative professionals.

Career Development Topics


Studio Space for the Winter Break

Looking for a space to continue your practice over the winter break? Check out Workshop Studios here in Calgary. They offer artist studios, workshops and more! Head over to http://workshopstudios.ca to see how they can [...]

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Artist Advocacy + Advice: Free Drop-In!

CARFAC Alberta’s part-time Engagement Coordinator is available to hear from members and visual artists about concerns, issues or professional development needs. This coming season, CARFAC Alberta is pleased to partner with TRUCK Contemporary Art for [...]

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Job Profiles for the Creative Industries

There are far more job roles offered in the creative industries than you might think–and no doubt some more familiar than others. Explore the broad and amazing range of roles out there and get a [...]

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Employment Support for Mental Health

Is your mental health a barrier preventing you from potential employment? Career Links is a service offered through Prospect that provides employment placement support for individuals experiencing challenges to workforce participation as a result of [...]

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Manage Your Money

Want to learn how to reduce your debt, improve your credit, pay your bills on time and save for your future —even if you are living on a low income? If so, check out the [...]

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Money Basic’s Workshop – From CMHA

Having trouble budgeting your finances? Check out CMHA - Canadian Mental Health Association - Calgary Region’s ‘Money Basics’ workshop to gain tips on how to better manage your money in preparation for the upcoming academic [...]


START PROUD Calgary provides career and professional development support to LGBTQ students in Canada while building a national network of like-minded professionals to promote a diverse and inclusive workplace culture.

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Visual Arts Alberta

Visual Arts Alberta is a non-profit provincial cultural organization representing the visual arts sector in Alberta. They inform and promote artists, provide professional development opportunities and advocate on behalf of members.

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Momentum is an organization in Calgary that assists individuals and families living on low income through programs designed to build personal, financial and social assets. These programs include business development, financial literacy and skills training.