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Campus Events | Peace Corps at University of Iowa: Fall 2012 Events & Office Hours

University Of Iowa

Date

10/26/2012 - 12/20/2012

Time

Mutiple event times; details below

Location

University Capitol Centre
Iowa City, IA 52242

Description

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 Iowa 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 immediately upon graduation. Meet your campus representative to have your questions answered and gain tips to guide you through the application process.

My Life In Nicaragua: Experiences of a Currently-Serving Peace Corps Volunteer
Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2 p.m.| University Capitol Centre - Room 1117
Alexandria Sharp, a UI International Studies Alum,  is currently serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Nicaragua working as a health promoter focusing on maternal and child health, hygiene and nutrition. She will be home on vacation and is eager to share her pictures and experiences. 

Peace Corps Information Table at the UI Global Health Symposium
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 5-6:15 p.m.| Atrium of the College of Public Health Building

Information Session: Teaching Opportunities in the Peace Corps
Monday, Nov. 12, 7 p.m.| University Capitol Centre - Room 1117
In honor of International Education Week, returned volunteers who served in Lesotho, Mali, Namibia, and Thailand will share their stories of teaching in developing countries.

Information Session
Tuesday, Dec. 4, 7 p.m.| University Capitol Centre - Room 1117

University of Iowa Peace Corps Office. Meet your campus representative Meredith Mahy Gall, who served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Botswana.  She is available to meet with students and community members who are interested in applying and learning more about Peace Corps.

  • peacecorps@uiowa.edu, 319.335.0347
  • International Programs, 1111 University Capitol Centre, 201 S. Clinton St., Iowa City, IA 52242
  • Fall Office Hours: Tuesdays 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. and Wednesdays 9 a.m. - 11 a.m.

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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 Susan Manikowski

Last updated Dec 21 2012