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Northeast Regional RPCV Career Conference & United Nations Career Day

Thursday, July 9, 2015 - Friday, July 10, 2015


NYU-Wasserman Center for Career Development 133 E. 13th Street, 2nd floor New York, NY 10003


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


Register today to attend these two special RPCV Career Events taking place back-to-back in New York City in July.  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.

***Note: This event is open only to returned Peace Corps Volunteers.

Thursday, July 9, 2015:  Northeast Regional RPCV Career Conference

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 – 11:45 a.m.           Resume Writing 101 
11:45 a.m. – 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 (on your own)
1:00 – 1:30 p.m.               Peace Corps Response Info Session (optional)
2:00 – 4:00 p.m.               Career Fair featuring RPCV-friendly employers


Friday, July 10, 2015: United Nations (UN) Career Day

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 (on your own)
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.                 Networking Happy Hour with RPCVs of Greater NYC/Brooklyn @ the Brazen Fox (106 3rd Ave., New York, NY 10003)


Employers registered to attend the RPCV Career Fair as of June 15, 2015:

Peace Corps Fellows graduate schools registered to attend as of June 15, 2015:
Drexel University: Thomas R. Kline School of Law
Rutgers-Camden: Public Affairs
University of Pennsylvania: Fels Institute of Government
University of Rochester: Simon Business School
Additional Information

The Peace Corps is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation in its programs, activities, volunteer service, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation for this event, please contact rpcv@peacecorps.gov at least 10 days in advance.

Contact Information

Office of Third Goal and Returned Volunteer Services