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RPCV Career Event & United Nations Career Day

Thursday, October 23, 2014 - Friday, October 24, 2014

Location

Jacob K. Javits Federal Building, 26 Federal Plaza, New York, NY 10278

Time

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. EDT

Description

***Online registration for these two events is now closed, but walk-ins are welcome!  Interested RPCVs can register on-site for any sessions they wish to attend (including the Career Fair).***

We are pleased to announce two special RPCV Career Events taking place back-to-back in New York City this month.  Whether you are interested in practicing your interviewing skills and polishing your resume, meeting with RPCV-friendly employers at a career fair, or learning how to get your foot in the door at the United Nations (UN), we have something for you.



Thursday, October 23, 2014:  RPCV Regional Career Event:

Theresa Lang Community and Student Center
55 West 13th Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY 10011


8:30 – 9:00 a.m.               Registration 

9:00 – 9:15 a.m.               Welcome and Overview 

9:15 – 10:45 a.m.             Storytelling in the Job Search: The Elevator Pitch & Interviewing 

10:45 a.m. – 11:45 p.m.  Resume Writing 101 

11:45 – 12:00 p.m.           Tips for Making the Most of the Career Fair

12:00 – 12:30 p.m.           Leveraging Noncompetitive Eligibility (NCE) in the Federal Job Search

12:30 – 2:00 p.m.            Lunch

1:00 – 1:30 p.m.               Peace Corps Response Info Session (optional)

2:00 – 4:00 p.m.               Career Fair featuring RPCV-friendly employers

6:00 – 9:00 p.m.               "Around the World" hosted by the Northeast Regional Recruitment Office 

 

Confirmed RPCV Career Fair employers as of 10/17/2014:

  • 9/11 Memorial & Museum
  • ABL Corporation
  • AFS-USA
  • Alfa Fellowship Program
  • Bridge International Academies
  • BronxWorks
  • ContextMatters, Inc.
  • EF Education
  • Fostering Change for Children
  • International Schools Services
  • One Acre Fund
  • Peace Corps Response
  • Project Renewal
  • Teach For America
  • U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
  • U.S. Agency for International Development 
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security - U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
  • U.S. Department of State - Diplomat in Residence & Bureau of Consular Affairs
  • U.S. General Services Administration
  • U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  • Uncommon Schools
  • UNICEF
  • UNITE HERE Local 25
  • VISIONS Service Adventures
  • Where There Be Dragons
  • Wildlife Conservation Society
  • Work for Progress
 

Friday, October 24, 2014: United Nations (UN) Career Day:

26 Federal Plaza
Conference Rooms A & B, 6th Floor
New York, NY 10278

8:30 – 9:30 a.m.                Registration

9:30 – 10:00 a.m.              Welcome 

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.            Demystifying the UN – an Overview (with Q&A)

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.   Working at the UN Panel 

12:30 – 2:00 p.m.               Lunch

2:00 – 3:30 p.m.                 Networking/Conversations with UN Staff

3:30 – 4:00 p.m.                Q&A/Wrap Up 

4:30 – 7:30 p.m.                 RPCV Happy Hour with the Greater New York and Brooklyn/Queens RPCV Groups (AOA Bar & Gril, 35 Avenue of The Americas, New York, NY 10013)

 

Contact Information

Office of Third Goal and Returned Volunteer Services
rpcv@peacecorps.gov
202.692.1430