Erik Pavesic

Assistant Director, First Year Engagement

Erik Pavesic

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As the Assistant Director of First Year Engagement, Erik not only helps the early career development of first year undergraduate students, but also supports students on the Arts, Communications, and Media pathway. He holds an MS in Organizational Psychology from the University of Hartford and a BA in Psychology from Northeastern Illinois University. Experience includes over 10 years in higher education with 6 years in career development.

What song would you say best sums you up?  “You’re Never Fully Dressed with out a Smile,” from the Broadway musical Annie.

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Job applications, GPAs, and your first year at MIT

You have found a great opportunity. You have your resume set, your cover letter is the best you have ever written, and right as you go to submit your application you see it: Please enter your GPA. What do you …

By Erik Pavesic
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7 Free Sources To Learn Ethical Hacking From Scratch

When you think of hacking, you probably think of someone illegally breaching an organization’s network to steal sensitive data or install ransomware. But not all types of hacking are criminal or even harmful. Ethical hacking uses many of the same …

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12 High-Paying Jobs That’ll Let You Tap Into Your Creativity

When you’re a naturally creative individual, job searching can feel particularly challenging. It’s easy to feel like any job that isn’t obviously artistic will force you to either give up an important part of yourself or settle for a low …

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Networking at Your First Professional Conference

Jenny demoing her game with GDC attendees at the Children’s Creativity Museum

Surrounded by posters of newly released video games, indie game expo booths, …

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Meet the 2020-2021 CAPD First Year Advisory Board

The question: How can CAPD best support and engage first year undergraduates as they start their career development journey?

The answer: Ask a small group of sophomores to provide insight and ideas on programming and resources that target the needs …

By Erik Pavesic
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