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Peace Corps Approach to Development Session and Recruiter in Residence Day

Mount Holyoke College

Date

04/09/2013

Time

11am - 5:30pm (Session begins at 4:30pm)

Location

Career Development Center
50 College Street
South Hadley, MA 01075

Description

Peace Corps is making a difference through development projects with tangible results. Become a global citizen.

Peace Corps service is a life-defining leadership experience. Since 1961, the Peace Corps has shared with the world America's most precious resource its people. Volunteers serve in over 70 countries in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean, Central America and Mexico, South America, Europe, the Pacific Islands and the Middle East. Peace Corps Volunteers live, learn, and work with a community overseas for 27 months, providing technical assistance in six program areas: education, youth and community development, health, business and information and communications technology, agriculture, and environment. Meet a local Peace Corps representative on your campus. Have your curiosities answered, learn how to be a competitive applicant, and see how your skills fit in to the Peace Corps mission of service.

Information Table at Blanchard Campus Center from 11am - 2pm

Open office hours in the Career Development Center from 2pm - 4:30pm (drop-in or call: 413-538-2080).

Peace Corps Approach to Development Information Session at 4:30pm in the CDC Workshop Room

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.

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