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Northeast Regional RPCV Career Conference & United Nations Career Day

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

Location

NYU-Wasserman Center for Career Development 140 E. 14th Street, 2nd floor New York, NY 10003

Time

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

Description

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

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

 

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.                 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)

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
rpcv@peacecorps.gov
202.692.1430