Eran Peterson

Assistant Director, Career Coaching and Counseling

Eran Peterson

Eran Peterson joined the department in 2013 and has held roles as a Career Consultant, the Career Consultant for the School of Engineering, and now oversees Career Coaching and Counseling. Eran holds his Master of Science in Counselor Education and is a military veteran who deployed to Iraq in 2006. Additionally, Eran regularly presents on networking, LinkedIn, and the job search and meets regularly with students, alums, and career-changers for one-on-one consultations.

Eran is the proud recipient of the Student Support Services Faculty (SSS) Faculty Recognition Award in 2020, as well as the Center for Career Development’s coveted “Ice Cube Award” which recognizes the “most chill staff member”.

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What is this Career Community all about?

If this is your first time visiting the Education and Sports career community, you might be wondering what it is and how to use it. Let’s face it, our website is pretty great but it can be tough sometimes to …

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What does it take to be a Special Education Teacher?

In an interview with Caitlin Gosnell, a Special Education Teacher who teaches children on the autism spectrum and designs curriculum for students in 5th, 6th, and 7th grade, we learn about what it is like to be a Special Education …

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How do my military experiences align with a career in education or social services?

Sense of purpose, a duty to give back to the community, a passion for helping others, the ability to put the other before yourself… all of these reasons are among those that inspire people to volunteer or take on helping …

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How To Handle Uncomfortable Interview Questions About Your Service

We spoke with Tara Carlidge, Recruiting Manager at Citi and former Personnel Officer in the U.S. Army, to ask her about how veterans should react if a hiring manager asks them a question about their time in the military that …

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From Veteran to Civilian: How to Navigate Re-Entry Effectively

Military life is one that must be lived to be understood. No movie, book or story can possibly give an accurate representation of the experience because so much of it is felt in the soul. But, once you’ve been there, …

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Confronting White Supremacy Culture in the Social-Impact Sector

As organizations strive to become more inclusive, it’s imperative to recognize the difference between truly lifting up diverse perspectives and merely expecting new hires to accept and adhere to existing cultural norms that may be rooted in systemic oppression. Years …

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I can work at the VA?

Service to country and service to community oftentimes plays an important role in Veteran’s lives even in civilian life. Volunteering is not the only way to help those in need. The Veteran Employment Services Office (VESO) offers a wealth of …

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December 21st: Special Education Teacher Recruitment Fair

Waterbury Public Schools is looking to recruit Special Education Teachers! If you have a current certification or a pending certification in special education, Waterbury Public Schools wants to chat with you. Register today to speak 1:1 with a Waterbury Public …

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8 Tips for a Successful Teaching Internship

**This is a guest blog by Laura Becker, (NEAG Graduate)

Approaching the start of a school year can be exciting yet overwhelming.  As you begin your position in a new school, there are a few things that can help you …

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How Apziva’s Director of AI broke into Machine Learning

We interviewed Apziva’s Director of AI & Springboard mentor, Semih Yagcioglu. Here are our key takeaways — diving into how Semih broke into Machine Learning, his role managing a team of engineers & researchers, and his advice for students getting started …

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