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Peace Corps at University of Wisconsin Madison - Fall 2012 Events & Office Hours

University of Wisconsin - Madison


09/04/2012 - 12/14/2012


Multiple event times; details below


The Red Gym - Room 149
716 Langdon St.
Madison, WI 53706


Gain Global Skills and Make a Difference for Others. Learn about the personal and professional rewards of international outreach and service work through Peace Corps at these upcoming campus activities, hosted by the University of Wisconsin - Madison Peace Corps Office. Youll discover the career advantages and higher education benefits that come with Peace Corps service.

Peace Corps service is the opportunity of a lifetime and offers two years of international experience following graduation. Meet your campus representative, Kim Johnson, to have your questions answered and gain tips to guide you through the application process.

First Information Session of the Semester
Wednesday, Sept. 12, 5:30 p.m. | Masley Media Center, The Red Gym, 1st Floor

UW-Madison Study Abroad Fair
Wednesday, Sept. 12, 4 to 7 p.m.  | Study Abroad Office, The Red Gym

UW-Madison Public Service/Volunteer Fair
Thursday, Sept. 20, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. | Varsity Hall, Union South

Application Writing Workshop
Thursday Sept. 20, 6p.m. |
Helen C. White Library - 6th Floor
Attend this great event and work on your Peace Corps Application ahead of the September 30, 2012 Application Target Date!

UW-Madison Fall Career Fair
Thursday, Sept. 20, 4:30 to 8 p.m. | Kohl's Center

Peace Corps at the Madison Farmer's Market
Saturday, Sept. 22, 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. |
Capitol Square, Downtown Madison
Come celebrate the 51st Anniversary of the signing of the Act of Congress that officially created the Peace Corps in 1961!
Be part of the "Find the 250K" campaign and have your voice added to the amazing history of Peace Corps.

Celebrate the Beginning of Peace Corps
Monday, September 24, 4 to 7 p.m.
| Global Party for Past and Future Peace Corps Volunteers, UW-Madison University Club, 803 State St.
For more information and to RSVP, go to http://rpcvmadison.org/.

UW-Madison Fall Engineering Expo
Thursday, Sept. 27, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Engineering Center Lobby

UW-Madison Multi-Cultural Career Fair
Tuesday, Oct. 2, 5 to 8 p.m. | The Red Gym, 2nd Floor

UW-Madison Graduate School Fair
Tuesday, Oct. 16, 3 to 6 p.m. | Varsity Room, Union South

Information Session
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 6 p.m. | Masley Media Center, The Red Gym, 1st Floor

UW-Madison Mock Interview Day
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 12 to 3  p.m. | Education Building, Wisconsin Idea Room

Application Writing Workshop
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 5:30 p.m.|
The Writing Center, Helen C. White Library - 6th Floor
Attend this informative workshop and submit your Peace Corps Application by our November 30 Target Date to receive priority consideration for programs leaving in Summer and Fall of2013!

Information Session
Wednesday, Nov. 21, 6 p.m. | Masley Media Center, The Red Gym, 1st Floor

Application Target Date
Friday Nov. 30, 2012 |
Submit your application by this date to receive priority consideration for programs leaving in the Summer and Fall of 2013!

Last Information Session of the Semester
Wednesday, Dec. 5, 6 p.m. | Masley Media Center, The Red Gym, 1st Floor
Attend this final, engaging Information Session before the holiday break and begin your Peace Corps journey!

University of Wisconsin Peace Corps Office. Meet your campus recruiter, Kim Johnson, who served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Papua New Guinea. She is available to meet with students and community members who are interested in applying to and learning more about Peace Corps.

  • Email: peacecorps@international.wisc.edu
  • Phone:   608-262-1121
  • Office:  The Red Gym, Room 149
  • Fall Office Hours: Monday, 9 to 11 a.m. and Wednesday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., or by appointment 

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About the Peace Corps: Read more or watch a video about what it's like to be a Volunteer including what Volunteers do, where they go, and the many benefits of Peace Corps service. Or apply now to begin your life-defining experience.

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For questions about this event contact Jeffery Rhodes

If you require a reasonable accommodation when attending a Peace Corps event, please contact the recruiter identified in the “for questions about this event” section of the event listing. Please provide the details of the reasonable accommodation you are requesting.

Last updated Oct 30 2012

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