Every year in early February, dozens of agencies across the province with diverse profiles open their doors to hundreds of university and CEGEP students to give them a taste of the industry.
With this initiative, the A2C wishes to demystify the world of agencies and shine a light on the career opportunities for these young leaders of tomorrow by providing them with a hands-on in-house experience.
The concept is simple: students who sign up are put into groups and assigned to an agency where they’ll spend half a day getting to know the world of advertising and communications.
The Agency Open House Day will be back on February 10, 2023! Register now.
In the meantime, to familiarize yourself with the world of creative agencies, visit the That's agency life platform and discover a variety of resources.
Frequently asked questions
Students from CEGEP and university who are majoring in a field of studies related to marketing, advertising, communications, public relations, graphic design, digital, etc.
Are you in another field of study? Sign up for the experience: agencies love meeting students from different academic backgrounds.
Most of the participating agencies are French speaking.Fermer
One or two agencies, but in depth! You will be paired with one or two agencies depending on the preferences you registered when you registered.Fermer
The A2C takes care of pairing you with an agency that matches your profile and availability.
You might not know the agency, but trust us: every agency that participates is thrilled to meet you and wants to share their experiences with you!Fermer
Each agency will offer their own unique experience!
Guided tour, presentation of the industry and the agency, case studies, question period. Some agencies will even challenge you with some simulations! Be ready for anything!
The size of the groups depends on the agency’s choice, but the maximum number of students per group is 30.Fermer
Yes! By taking part in the Open House Day, you have the chance to win many prizes, such as 500$ scholarships, as well as subscription to Grenier Magazine.Fermer
We hope you strongly encourage your students to sign up for this activity, but we want it to be the participant’s decision and we therefore only allow individual registrations. The objective is simple: because space is limited, we want to make sure motivated participants get to take part.
Moreover, a career in an agency requires initiative. Making the first step to register for the activity is a good learning experience for the students!
No. We want to create diverse groups in order to combine different talents and profiles.
However, don’t hesitate to contact us if you want to organize a presentation specifically for your group on life in an agency (whether in the classroom or at an agency): firstname.lastname@example.org.Fermer