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Info Table: Peace Corps at SUNY Plattsburgh Study Abroad Fair

Suny - Plattsburgh

Date

09/12/2013

Time

8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Location

Angell 1st Floor Lobby 9
Plattsburgh, NY 12901

Description

Launch your international career with the Peace Corps. Stop by the Peace Corps table at the SUNY Plattsburgh Graduate Fair to talk to a local representative about the opportunities to live, learn, and work with a community overseas. Learn about our Master's International program - earn your Master's degree while you serve! 

The Peace Corps is seeking dedicated people to fill thousands of positions around the world. Submit an online application between August 15 and September 30 at www.peacecorps.gov/apply to be considered for an assignment departing summer 2014. Serving in the Peace Corps has many professional and personal benefits such as deferment of student loans, free medical and dental care, grad school programs with financial assistance, and two years of international work experience, to name a few.

The Peace Corps is making a difference in communities served through development projects with tangible results in over 70 countries. Our programs provide volunteers with 21st century job preparation. Peace Corps is an independent international development agency of the federal government established in 1961 by John F. Kennedy.

Programs are 27 months in length, including extensive cultural, language and technical training. Volunteers serve in Africa, North Africa / Middle East, Latin America, Eastern Europe, the Caribbean, Asia, and the Pacific Islands. Our sectors are: Business, Health, Education, Information Technology, Community Development, Agriculture and Environment.  Benefits include round trip airfare, 3 months of training, a living stipend, student loan deferral, medical insurance, vacation, housing, and a readjustment allowance of $7,425. Hiring managers know that Returned Peace Corps Volunteers offer their organizations creativity, leadership, ethics, commitment and resourcefulness. Take the next step, learn more and apply. Let cultural exchange and international entrepreneurial skill development make you a global citizen.

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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 Zoe Armstrong

Last updated Dec 20 2013

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