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Calendar of Peace Corps Events on Campus

Campus Representative's Drop-In Advising Hours

Drop-In Advising Hours this semester are Tuesdays from 1:00pm-3:00pm and Wednesdays from 10:00am-Noon. Can't make those times? Feel free to set up a time to meet by reaching out to Eric at: peacecorps@international.wisc.edu

General Information Meetings

Make a Difference with your Language Skills in the Peace Corps
Monday, February 23rd, Noon-1 p.m. in 254 Van Hise
Learn how you can use and improve your language skills, or learn a whole new language in the Peace Corps. We'll talk about the nuts and bolts of Peace Corps service, the application process, and language requirements for service.

International Studies and Area Studies Peace Corps Info Session
Tuesday, February 24th, 5-6 p.m. in 206 Ingraham Hall
Want to gain international experience? Looking to spend time in a particular country or region after you graduate? Learn how you can leverage your International Studies or Area Studies degree to apply for specific job postings with the Peace Corps.

Peace Corps General Information Session---Peace Corps Week Edition
Tuesday, March 3rd, 6-7 p.m. in the Red Gym
Come learn about the type of work Peace Corps Volunteers do all around the world, the benefits of service, how to apply, and much much more.

Peace Corps Story Slam

Thursday, March 5th, 7-9 p.m. at Brocach Irish Pub on the Capitol Square

Join Returned Peace Corps Volunteers for a night of storytelling, food and fun! RPCVs will share their experiences in international volunteerism through short stories, focusing on the theme of "The Unexpected." Free appetizers will be provided by Brocach.

Application Writing Workshop

Wednesday, March 18th, 3:30-5:00 p.m.

Learn about the new streamlined Peace Corps application and timeline. We’ll cover the nuts and bolts of the application, talk application strategy, learn how to craft your resume specifically for the Peace Corps program of your choice, and share examples and tips on writing successful Peace Corps essays. Bring your resume and essay with you! Make sure to sign up for this event at: http://www.writing.wisc.edu/Workshops/Application_PeaceCorps.html

Peace Corps Ambassadors Group

Get involved with the PC prior to volunteering overseas! Peace Corps Ambassadors (PCA) is a student group that works with Returned Peace Corps Volunteers in the Madison area on various community events. Contact the Campus Recruiter for more information: peacecorps@international.wisc.edu

 


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