Meet the Team

Employer Relations and Program Administration

Marlyn de los Reyes

Internship Program Coordinator

Marlyn joined the ECC in 2006 with a degree in Commerce and brought an extensive background in office administration and finance. She manages large portfolio of PEY employer contacts while establishing new partnerships with industries on a regular basis. T: 416-946-8816; E:


Kate Epp

Internship Program Coordinator

As an Internship Program Coordinator, Kate coordinates the Professional Experience Year (PEY) Program, advising students and employers throughout the process. T: 416-978-0431; E:


Megan Tate

Program Administrator

Megan is available to respond to inquiries regarding all aspects of the Engineering Career Centre (ECC) programs, and coordinates the Engineering Summer Internship Program (eSIP) and New Graduate recruitment as well as the registration and report reviewing process for PEY and eSIP students. T: 416-978-6649  E:

Averey Averion

Program Administrator

As a Program Administrator, Averey is available to assist students and employers regarding the programs at the Engineering Career Centre (ECC), and provide administrative support to the ECC team.

T: 416-978-3454  E:

Emma Loader-Ricci

Administrative Assistant

Emma is a new addition to the ECC team. Coming from a customer service and social services background, Emma has enjoyed utilising her strengths in ensuring students are getting the support they need throughout the school year. As the Administrative Assistant, Emma is often the first point of contact with students and is available to assist students as needed. T: 416-978-6649; E:

Harris Zhang

Administrative Assistant

Harris worked at ECC as a work study student during his 4th year at U of T, and now came back to the office to continue to help the program after graduation. Harris primarily assists Coordinators at ECC to ensure our internship programs run smoothly. T: 416-978-5569; E:

Kathy Chen

Admin Support – Work Study Student

Kathy is currently a 4th year student at U of T looking to complete her degree in Employment Relations and International Relations. Her role at ECC involved assisting the PEY Coordinators with the administrative and operational functions. T: 416-978-5569; E:

Career Counselling

Holly Wang, M.A.

Career Counsellor

Holly joined the ECC in 2007 after working at Seneca College for five years. She has over ten years’ experience in career counselling and education and a MA degree in Adult Education from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE), University of Toronto. She works with all engineering and PEY students through one on one counselling, small and large group workshop. T: 416-978-8604; E:

Sooin Park, M.Ed.

Career Counsellor

Sooin joined the ECC in 2009 and brings over 10 years of facilitating and counselling experience in community and educational settings as well as a Master of Education degree in Adult Education and certification in Language Education. She provides one on one counselling as well as group facilitation to all engineering students and PEY students, and also coordinates the safety abroad process for PEY interns working abroad. T: 416-946-7199; E:



Sandra Yu

Career Counsellor

Sandra is a dedicated career development professional with over 10 years of experience and a successful track record of having helped thousands of university students of all year levels and academic disciplines to find meaningful work and launch careers in fields of interest to them.  She recently joined the ECC and is eager to support U of T’s engineering students in working towards their job search and career development goals through one-on-one and group sessions.

T: 416-978-8628; E:

Team Direction


Roger Francis

Interim Director

Roger has an extensive background in partnership building and market development. With over 20 years of experience in for-profit and not-for-profit environments, Roger has been a part of the full cycle of launching, developing and growing teams. He spent 8 years as a strategic recruitment consultant for US technology companies in the Electrical Engineering sector. As a Department Head at the University of Toronto, Roger’s work contributed to initiatives in local and international markets in Experiential Learning, Internships and Co-operative Education. He has an undergraduate degree from the University of Toronto and a graduate degree in Leadership from the School of Business and Economics at the University of Guelph. T: 416-978-3132; E:


Chioma Ekpo, M.A.

Assistant Director

Chioma Ekpo has an established 10 year + career with the Faculty of Applied Science + Engineering, University of Toronto. Her role involves preparing students to be marketable for the application process and employment search, as well as cultivating industry partnerships to develop hiring opportunities through customised career development and employment search programs. T: 416-978-8601; E:


Jessica Nguyen

Marketing Communications

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