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Regional Career Event: Seattle, WA - REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED

Monday, March 18, 2013

Location

Henry M. Jackson Federal Building, 915 2nd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98174

Time

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

Description

Register now to attend the Returned Volunteer Services' and AmeriCorps/VISTA joint career event in Seattle! At this special career event you will have the opportunity to practice telling your professional story to a variety of audiences during the morning career workshops, connect with other returned Volunteers and VISTA Alumni, and explore ways to get involved in Peace Corps activities with local recruiters. You'll also have the chance to chat with local employers representing the public, private, and nonprofit sectors at the afternoon career fair.
 
Note: Because of the many opportunities in the federal government, first-year RPCVs with noncompetitive eligibility are especially encouraged to attend.
 
Register Online
(Pre-registration closes at midnight EDT, Thursday, March 14, 2013).
 

Schedule

Registration (required): 8:30 - 9:00 a.m.
 
Career Workshops:  9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Attend this series of career workshops to learn techniques for telling your Peace Corps story in the job-search setting. Get RPCV-specific advice and learn best practices to help aid you during your job search.
 
Lunch: 1:00 - 2:30 p.m.
RPCVs bring or purchase their own lunch at nearby vendors.

Peace Corps Response Brown Bag lunch session:  1:00 - 1:30 p.m.
Come hear about exciting short-term, high-impact international assignments available with Peace Corps Response.
 
Career Fair:  2:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Approximately 20 organizations representing the public, private, and nonprofit sectors will be on hand to meet with you about current and future job openings in the Seattle region and beyond.

Networking Social Hour: 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
SEAPAX (Seattle RPCV group) and the local VISTA Alumni Group will host a post-social event at The Diller Room, just blocks away from the career event venue (1224 1st Ave., Seattle, WA 98101).

 

Employers registered to attend the Career Fair as of March 15, 2013:

  • AmeriCorps/VISTA
  • Catholic Community Services

  • Coinstar Inc.

  • Downtown Emergency Service Center
  • EarthCorps

  • Lutheran Community Services Northwest

  • Peace Corps Response

  • REI

  • The Student Conservation Association
  • United Way of King County

  • U.S. Department of Agriculture

  • U.S. Department of Homeland Security - U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

  • U.S. Department of State - Bureau of Consular Affairs: Seattle Passport Agency
  • U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • U.S. General Services Administration

  • U.S. Federal Bureau of Prisons - U.S. Public Health Service

 

Event Website Links

Online pre-registration for this event is now CLOSED.  Please note that we do accept walk-in registrants the day of the event.

Contact Information

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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