Career Consultant – Currently on Maternity Leave
As a Career Consultant, Kate Dewasha brings over 10 years of career counseling, human resources, and recruiting experience to the Master of Public Policy program. She works closely with both students and employers, to allow students to reach their career objectives and goals. Kate supports MPP program students, providing guidance on a variety of topics, including: resume/cover letter critiques, career planning, interview preparation, job search techniques and networking strategies.
Prior to joining the SPPG team, she joined the U of T family as a Career Advisor in 2007 at the Rotman School of Management, advising MBA students on careers in both the private and public sector. Preceding her work at U of T, Kate worked as a Campus Recruiter and Human Resources Generalist in the technology sector, carrying out a broad range of HR initiatives at one of Canada’s fastest growing technology companies. Her experience also includes work as a Career Consultant at Knightsbridge Human Capital Solutions and a brief stint scoring and screening resumes for the Ontario Public Service.
Kate holds an undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Western Ontario and a post-graduate certificate in Human Resources Management. She is also currently a member and volunteer with the Canadian Association of Career Educators and Employers (CACEE).
Kate Dewasha is currently on maternity leave.