ipprenticeship: Career Fair for Emerging Black Professionals and Students
February 25 at 1:00 pm - February 26 at 6:00 pm| Free
THIS REGISTRATION IS FOR
- VIDEO GAME/INTERACTIVE DIGITAL MEDIA INDUSTRY
- ONTARIO BASED COMPANIES HIRING FOR CURRENT OR FUTURE
- BLACK PROFESSIONALS AND POST-SECONDARY STUDENTS SEEKING OPPORTUNITIES
Interactive Ontario is hosting ipprenticeship: Career Fair for Emerging Black Professionals and Students, in collaboration with Ubisoft and event partners.
The two-day event connects companies looking to hire emerging Black professionals with those seeking employment, and post-secondary students seeking internship opportunities.
Book introductory one-on-one meetings with Video Game/Interactive Digital Media studios who are looking to connect with new talent!
After you register you will receive an onboarding email from B2B/2GO to build your profile and start booking meetings.
The KPI’s of DNI: Impactful Strategies for Investing in Diversity and Inclusion
Leading studios share Diversity and Inclusion initiatives and policies that support branding, cultural identity of the studio, and the challenges of implementing change.
Here’s What You Will Learn:
- What does it mean to make a commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
- How to practically invest in initiatives and policy changes that support branding and company culture
- Challenges and opportunities that arise when implementing Diversity and Inclusion initiatives
Meet the Keynote Panelists:
Ubisoft Toronto: Student & Early Career Info Session
Learn more about taking your first step into game development at Ubisoft Toronto. Our campus recruitment team will discuss the studio’s student initiatives, including Ubisoft Toronto NEXT and the Ubisoft Graduate Program. They’ll also share tips and tricks for building a strong job application for your future opportunities
Thank You to Our Partners:
Keynote Event Partners: Ontario Creates, Canada Media Fund, and Bell Media Fund.
Presenting Partners: Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services and Ubisoft
ipprenticeship is a Black Youth Action Plan (BYAP) initiative. BYAP works toward eliminating systemic, race-based disparities by increasing opportunities for Black children, youth and families across the province. For the past 2 years Interactive Ontario has been supporting postsecondary education and career development producing Digital Dive and ipprenticeship, Industry-Led Career Initiatives for training, support and work placement opportunities to help Black youth secure high-quality employment and advance their careers in the Interactive Digital Media Industry.