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Oregon Regional RPCV Career Event

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Location

Portland State Building, 800 NE Oregon St., Portland, OR, 97232

Time

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. PDT

Description

***Online registration is now closed, but walk-ins are encouraged and welcomed! Walk-ins, please visit the registration table in order to gain entrance to the event.

 
Make sure you're one of the more than 50 RPCVs expected at this RPCV Career Event.  At this two-day intensive conference, you'll learn in-depth strategies to make yourself stand out from other job-seekers. We hope you’ll join us and take advantage of this opportunity to boost your job-searching skills while networking with other RPCVs and RPCV-friendly employers. 
 

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

  • 8:00    Doors Open
  • 8:30 – 9:00 a.m.    Registration
  • 9:00 – 9:15 a.m.    Welcome and Overview
  • 9:15 – 10:30 a.m.    Storytelling & Your Elevator Pitch
  • 10:30 – 11:00 a.m.    Conducting an Effective Job Search
  • 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.    The Power of Networking & Informational Interviews
  • 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.    LUNCH (on your own)
  • 12:30 – 1:00 p.m.    Special Lunchtime Session: Peace Corps Response Info Session
  • 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.    Cover Letters: Making the Case
  • 2:00 – 2:15 p.m.    Break
  • 2:15 – 4:00 p.m.    Resume Writing 101
  • 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.    Resume Writing Lab - Individual feedback/Q&A
 

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

  • 8:00    Doors Open
  • 8:30 – 9:00 a.m.    Registration
  • 9:00 – 9:15 a.m.    Welcome
  • 9:15 – 10:15 a.m.    Leveraging Your Noncompetitive Eligibility in Federal Employment
  • 10:15 – 10:30 a.m.    Break
  • 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.    Acing your Job Interviews
  • 12:00 – 12:30 p.m.    Making the Most of the Career Fair/Wrap Up
  • 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.    LUNCH (on your own)
  • 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.    Career Fairs

 

Employers registered to attend the Oregon RPCV Career Fair as of July 8, 2014:
  • Corporation for National & Community Service - AmeriCorps NCCC
  • EF Education First
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Immigrant & Refugee Community Organization (IRCO)
  • IPSL 
  • One Acre Fund
  • Peace Corps Response
  • Playworks
  • Ramah Navajo School Board, Inc.
  • Rotary International
  • ShopKeep POS
  • State of Oregon Health Authority
  • Teach For America
  • The Bonneville Power Administration
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security - Transportation Security Administration
  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security - U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services
  • U.S. Department of Interior - Bureau of Land Management
  • U.S. Department of Justice - Federal Bureau of Prisons
  • U.S. Department of State
  • U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services
  • U.S. Health and Human Services - Indian Health Service
  • U.S. Small Business Administration
  • Youth Villages

 

Contact Information
Peace Corps Office of Third Goal and Returned Volunteer Services
202.692.1430