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Preparing For A Mutally Benefical Peace Corps Service

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Description: Peace Corps Volunteers spend 2 years abroad, working with local community leaders to enact sustainable change. Come learn with Ginsberg Center staff and Peace Corps Recruiters about what it means to engage in mutually beneficial partnerships with global communities. This workshop is open to any U-M students interested in international service.

This event is co-sponsored by the Ginsberg Center.

Register here for the livestream link. 

2 years?! A returned Peace Corps Volunteer Conversation

Thursday, July 9, 2020
RPCV Conversation

Description: The length of Peace Corps Service can be intimidating. The thought of committing 2 years of your life to service in another part of the world can be scary. Yet, 2 years of service is important and necessary to be an impactful volunteer and to develop meaningful relationships with the community you serve. During this virtual session, you will hear from returned Peace Corps Volunteers about their concerns of the time commitment prior to departure.

Virtual Zoom Link

Volunteers of Color: Stories of Lived Experience and Allyship Opportunities

Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Volunteers of Color

Description: This virtual webinar is a returned Peace Corps Volunteer panel. During this session, returned Volunteers of color will share stories of their lived experience and allyship opportunities. By attending this webinar, you will:

  • Learn how identities play a role in being abroad and in Peace Corps service
  • Understand ways to serve as an ally for volunteers of color
  • Connect with returned Peace Corps Volunteers!

RSVP here!

Highlights of Service: A Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Conversation Hour

Tuesday, May 26, 2020
RPCV

Description: This session features a returned Peace Corps Volunteer discussion around highlights of service. Whether you are deciding if Peace Corps makes sense for you as a next step, you are to make sense of this uncertain time, or you want to know what the day life of a volunteer looks like, please join us! Participating in this session is a great way to hear stories and benefits of service.

Register here!

Looking Ahead: International Post Grad Opportunities You Can Apply For Now

Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Looking Ahead Series

Description: Join the International Institute, Peace Corps, and the International Center for a virtual session exploring post-grad opportunities abroad for which you can begin to apply now - including Fulbright, Luce, Peace Corps, and more! While it might seem early to apply for programs beginning in 2021, many funded programs abroad have application deadlines that fall one year in advance of departure. This is a great session for rising Seniors, rising Juniors, recent graduates and alumni! Avoid missing out on any opportunities by starting to plan now! 

CANCELLED - Shop and Learn at Ten Thousand Villages

Monday, March 23, 2020
Shop and Learn

Location: Ten Thousand Villages, 303 S. Main St., Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Description: This exciting event provides an opportunity to shop at a discounted price and learn about the impacts of arts and handicrafts in villages around the world. Returned Peace Corps Volunteers will share their unique experiences related to art and handicrafts highlighting local stories. Come join us for food and beverages to learn more and receive a 30% discount on all items in the store! 

Peace Corps Prep: Interview Workshop

Monday, February 10, 2020
PCP Interview Workshop

Description: Come complete your Peace Corps Prep Interview requirement in a group setting at an Interview Workshop presented by University Career Center and Peace Corps staff. The presentation will cover general interview skills while also highlighting information specific to the Peace Corps interview process.

If you’ll be joining us, please RSVP here.

Contact Email: peacecorpsprep@umich.edu

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