About Us

Employee Career Services supports and empowers employees with strategies to achieve personal and professional potential.

Find out more about our services.

What we do…

  • 1-1 career coaching supporting individuals at various levels and throughout all career stages
  • 1-1 leadership coaching for members of The Management Group (TMG)
  • Job competition coaching: professional materials, interviewing, self-marketing and networking
  • Education and professional development planning
  • Preparing for retirement and encore career planning
  • Department staff career presentations, team sessions and workshops

Employee Career Services provides support to employees eligible for McMaster benefits through the terms and conditions of their appointment:

  • Staff (Unifor Local 5555, Units 1, 3 and 4)
  • Operations & Maintenance (BUC)
  • Hospitality Services (SEIU Local 2)
  • Operating Engineers (IUOE)
  • The Management Group (TMG)
  • McMaster University Academic Librarians’ Association (MUALA)
  • Postdocs (CUPE Local 3906, Unit 3)

Notice: All 1:1 meetings require a scheduled appointment. Please schedule appointments a minimum of 2 weeks in advance.

Contact Info

IMG_0455-2Sonia Hawrylyshyn, CEC
Manager, Employee Career Services
Organizational Development
Human Resources Services
 Phone: 905-525-9140 ext. 26545
 Email: hawryl@mcmaster.ca
 Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm
Meet Sonia!


February 25, 2016; Hamilton, Ontario, Canada; Catherine Crawford. Photo by Ron Scheffler for McMaster University.

Catherine Crawford
Employee Career Development Advisor
Organizational Development
Human Resources Services
 Phone: 905-525-9140 ext. 24247
 Email: ccrawf@mcmaster.ca
 Office Hours: Monday – Wednesday 8:00am – 4:00pm
Meet Catherine!

For Individual Appointments: Call or Email to schedule an appointment 2 weeks in advance

If you look at what you have in life, you’ll always have more. If you look at what you don’t have in life, you’ll never have enough.

Oprah Winfrey