The Skills You Need to Get and Keep A Job: Beyond Ideas


Speaker: STEPHEN JURISIC - Dean, Miami Ad School Toronto


Stephen Jurisic, Dean of Miami Ad School Toronto, talks about life after you graduate and managing the culture shock of the working world. One of the most prolific and awarded creative directors in Canadian advertising, he co-founded the hugely successful agency john st in 2001, and is now the guiding force behind the Toronto location of the world-renowned Miami Ad School. He also attended OCAD University and has taught 4thyear portfolio class there, so he knows a thing or two about being ready job-ready for the real world of advertising and what it takes to succeed. Plus, he shares his insights on the benefits of post-grad and professional schools vs traditional colleges and universities. Questions from the audience were answered.