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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I can work at the VA?

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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

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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

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**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

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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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Staying Productive and Positive while Social Distancing

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During these uncertain times, you do not have to hit pause on your job or internship search. Staying proactive and positive can go a long way to reducing stress and can set you up to be ahead of the game …

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Virtual or phone appointments- even easier than finding Wilbur Cross!

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If you’ve made it this far and found our website, I’ve got great news! Meeting with a Career Consultant is just a couple of clicks away. If you are finding yourself wondering about the current state of the job or …

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Do you even need an Engineering degree to work in the field of Engineering?

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There are certainly majors that are more linear than others in regards to career paths. You pretty much need a Nursing degree to be a Nurse, an Actuarial degree to be an Actuary, and a Pharmacy degree to be a …

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You’re here!

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Welcome to the Science, Data, and Technology Career Community. If you are wondering what a Career Community is, we can sort that out right now!

We recognize that narrowing down career interests is pretty hard, and even if you do …

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I Chose Science so That I Don’t Have to Write

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Written communication is a topic we hear about all the time and I’m with you, it’s pretty boring and kind of stressful to talk about. The thing is though, it doesn’t matter what you end up doing for your career, …

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What is an Engineer, anyway?

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“You’re good at math and science, you should be an engineer!” followed by “Engineers make lots of money!” If this is something you’ve heard, you might wonder what an engineer is.

An engineer is someone who wants to know how …

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