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Peace Corps Approach to Development Session and Recruiter in Residence Day

Smith College

Date

04/11/2013

Time

11am - 6pm (Session begins at 5pm)

Location

Campus Center
Paradise Road
North Hampton, MA 01063

Description

Peace Corps at Smith  Thursday, April 11th

Considering a career in International Sustainable Development?  Do you see yourself working overseas for the Government or perhaps a well-known international NGO?  Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of community members? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you should consider becoming a Peace Corps volunteer after graduation. Today's Peace Corps is making a difference. We connect global citizens to sustainable development projects with tangible results. We are working in emerging and essential areas such as sustainable agriculture and microfinance, and contributing to the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief.  The application process takes 9 12 months from the day you apply to your date of departure; so NOW is the time to start preparing!

11 am 1:30pm: Peace Corps Information Table in common area by mailboxes.

2-4:30pm: Peace Corps open office hours available in the Career Development Office: drop-in or call 413-585-2579

5pm: Info Session: Peace Corps Approach to Development

Have you been curious how Peace Corps really makes a difference? Would you like a more specific explanation of how development work is carried out in Peace Corps? You should join this session! Peace Corps Recruiter Zoe Armstrong is coming to campus to provide a concise description of Peace Corps efforts including videos! This is an opportunity for prospective volunteers to reflect on what the Peace Corps approach to development can mean for their service. Through 2 years as a Peace Corps Volunteer you will learn a lot about sustainable development as a practicing development professional. You can help empower leadership in the community in which you serve and adapt appropriate technologies together to create tangible results. There are different international organizational approaches to development; come hear about Peace Corps unique methodology to meet sustainable development goals. Recruiter Zoe Armstrong:  zarmstrong@peacecorps.gov

Serving in the Peace Corps is a great way to gain hands-on international development experience, immerse yourself in a new culture, learn a new language, and have the experience of a lifetime.

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 Zoe Armstrong

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Last updated May 03 2013