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Peace Corps Prep Coffee Chat Series

Friday, November 15, 2019
Peace Corps Coffee Chat Series

Two Years?! (11/15)
Have you considered Peace Corps, but are nervous about spending two years away? You're not alone! Join the Peace Corps Prep team for an informal discussion to talk with other students and Returned Peace Corps Volunteers about it. We'll process the nerves and excitement, share stories, and provide coping strategies in order to help you prepare for what it would be like to live in another country for an extended period of time.

Gap Year Discussion Panel

Thursday, October 17, 2019

Description: Are you interested in health or a global career? Join us to discover the benefits of Peace Corps service, the career doors your service could open! During this discussion, you will learn about the challenging, rewarding and inspirational moments of being part of the Peace Corps. This is a great opportunity to ask questions about service and gain tips to guide you through the application process.

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Mixer

Monday, April 15, 2019

Description: This event is open to those who are in the Peace Corps Prep Program, have an interest in Peace Corps Service or have been invited to serve. At this event you will have the opportunity to:

  • Speak with Returned Peace Corps Volunteers who are excited to share their unique experiences and stories
  • Meet other students who are interested in Peace Corps Service
  • Hear from Peace Corps Recruiter to create a strong application for Peace Corps Service

Peace Corps and Your Identities Abroad

Monday, April 8, 2019

Description: Once Volunteers arrive at their sites, diversity and inclusion principles remain the same but take on a different shape. You may be in the minority, if not the sole American like you, at your site. You will begin to notice diversity in perspectives, ethnicity, age, gender roles, depth of conversation, and degree of support you may receive—and may need to make adjustments. This will be a session to hear from Returned Volunteers about how you can:

Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Panel at the School of Social Work

Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Description: In many countries, Peace Corps Volunteers work to empower youth with the necessary knowledge, skills, and experiences to become healthy and engaged citizens. Volunteers themselves act as positive role models for the youth in their communities. As a Peace Corps Volunteer working in the Youth Development or Educational sector, you may:


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