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Peace Corps & optiMize Mentor Event

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Description: During this event, Returned Peace Corps Volunteers will serve as mentors to their optiMize undergraduate Social Innovatoin Challenge teams. Student teams will present their project ideas and mentors will provide advice, support, and feedback to teams on challenges they may face in their social impact project. RPCVs will have the opportunity to share about their service experience and do some interactive role-playing with student teams about challenges they will face when doing social engagement work in communities around the world.

How to Professionally Market Your Volunteer Service: A Training with U-M Head Peace Corps Recruiter Martha Fedorowicz

Wednesday, March 8, 2017
MCSP

Description: During this training, participants will learn how to put their volunteer and international service experiences into resumes, cover letters, and motivation statements which can be used to apply for jobs in the public and non-profit sectors and for post-graduate service opportunities. Participants will also hear about what it is like to serve in the Peace Corps, how to prepare yourself for international service work as an undergraduate, and things to consider when doing service work when you are an outsider in that community.

Intentions, Insights, and Impacts: a View into Post-Graduate Service

Monday, March 20, 2017
Ginsberg Post-Grad

Description: Are you thinking about what it means to ethically serve a community? Are you concerned that your service will make a negative impact on the community that you serve or that your project will not be sustainable? During this event, alumni speakers from AmeriCorps, City Year, the Michigan College Advising Corps, and the Peace Corps will discuss what it means to "ethically" serve a community and things to consider when pursuing service opportunities.

Green Career Fair

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Description: This is an event featuring organizations focusing on green jobs. You will have a chance to meet with your campus Peace Corps recruiters to hear about volunteer opportunities and how to become a stronger applicant.

Winterfest

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Description: This is a student organization fair featuring opportunities for students. You will have a chance to meet with your campus Peace Corps recruiters to hear about volunteer opportunities and how to become a stronger applicant.

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