Contact the PDLC


Find the vital information and assistance you need for maximizing career options and personal development experiences, including:

  • Assistance composing your résumé and cover letters
  • Interview preparation with mock interviews; practice thinking on your feet in a low-pressure environment
  • Being referred to appropriate career-related resources both on and off campus
  • Assistance with job/event readiness skills
  • Career development programs and events that meet you at your level
  • Network, explore and map out your business career, course by course
  • Tap into the rich experiences of a deep alumni network that’s engaged across most industries and sectors

Meghan Tamane 
Relationship Manager


Meghan focuses on strengthening partnerships and connections with employers, the community, the University, and the student body. She works with the team in programming and events to support the career development of Commerce and Management students, and to help increase their opportunities in the labour market. 

  • First Job: Career Assistant Work-Study Student 
  • Career Nugget: "Get involved early; pick opportunities that will help you grow and diversify your experiences."

Available appointments on UTMBusinessConnect:

  • Resume/Cover Letter Critique (60 min)
  • Mock Interview (60 min)
  • General Career Inquiry (30 min)

Michael Papalambropoulos 
Professional Development & Internships Coordinator


Michael works to facilitate different programs and initiatives that will put students in a position to succeed. He is passionate about work-integrated learning and is fully committed in helping students achieve their goals.

  • First Job: Staff Accountant (Co-op) at Booth & Partners
  • Career Nugget: "Network! Put yourself in situations where you are connecting with like minded individuals who you can learn from."

Available appointments on UTMBusinessConnect:

  • Resume/Cover Letter Critique
  • Mock Interview
  • General Career Inquiry
  • LinkedIn Critique
  • MGT480

Ramya Uthayakumar
Professional Development and Career Strategist


Ramya's goal is to support Commerce and Management students through active engagement of UTMM’s Professional Skills Development Program (PSDP) and completion of the Transcript Notation to align with their individual career goals.

  • First Job: Airline Check-in Agent at Lufthansa. "I was fascinated by exotic destinations on people's itinerary and hope to visit some of those places."
  • Career Nugget: "Academics are important, but so are experiences outside of the classroom: Develop competencies. Have conversations. Build community. Strengthen connections. Make contributions. There is something to learn in every context - no matter how big or small."

Available appointments on UTMBusinessConnect:

  • PSDP Onboarding (60 min)
  • PSDP Inquiry (30 min)
  • LinkedIn Critique (30 min)

Connect with Meghan, Michael, and Ramya today and get specialized career support: ♦ ♦