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Arizona Regional RPCV Career Event

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - Thursday, March 13, 2014

Location

Arizona State University - Tempe Campus, ASU Memorial Union

Time

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Description

 

***Online registration for this event is now closed, but walk-ins are welcome!  Interested RPCVs should register on-site for any sessions they wish to attend (including the Career Fair). All sessions will be taking place at the ASU Memorial Union, 2nd Floor in Tempe, AZ***

Make sure you're one of the more than 40 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. 

Wednesday, March 12, 2014:  Telling your Story

  • 8:30 – 9:00 a.m.    Registration
  • 9:00 – 9:15 a.m.    Welcome and Overview
  • 9:15 – 10:00 a.m.    Storytelling
  • 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.    Conducting an Effective Job Search
  • 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.    LUNCH (on your own)
  • 12:30 – 1:00 p.m.    Peace Corps Response Info Session
  • 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.    Making the Case for a Cover Letter
  • 2:00 – 2:15 p.m.    Break
  • 2:15 – 4:00 p.m.    Resume Writing
  • 4:00 – 5:00 p.m.    Resume Writing Lab
 

Thursday, March 13, 2014:  Making Connections

  • 8:30 – 9:00 a.m.    Registration
  • 9:00 – 9:15 a.m.    Welcome (Back) and Overview of Day
  • 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/Career Q&A
  • 12:30 – 2:00 p.m.    LUNCH (on your own)
  • 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.    RPCV Career Fair

 

The following employers are registered to attend the RPCV Career Fair as of March 7, 2014

  • Akha Women's Foundation
  • Alamo Navajo Community School
  • Arizona State University - Office of University Initiatives
  • Arizona Women's Education & Employment (AWEE)
  • Chrysalis
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • HandsOn Greater Phoenix
  • International Rescue Committee
  • Outreach360
  • Peace Corps Response
  • Teach For America
  • TNTP Teaching Fellows
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • U.S. Department of State
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • U.S. General Services Administration
  • U.S. Social Security Administration
  • Valley of the Sun United Way
Contact Information

Peace Corps Office of Third Goal and Returned Volunteer Services
rvsevents@peacecorps.gov
202.692.1430

RPCV Career Link

(formerly Hotline)

An interactive board of employment and educational opportunities for returned Peace Corps Volunteers.
RPCV Career Link

 

 

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