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Celebrating Peace Corps at the University of Minnesota

University Of Minnesota




6 to 7 p.m.


Humphrey School of Public Affairs, Cowles Auditorium
301 19th Ave. S
Minneapolis, MN 55455


Be a part of the UMN legacy in Peace Corps. The University of Minnesota has a long history of preparing graduates for Peace Corps service. Come to this event to meet the head of the Peace Corps, Acting Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet, who will share stories about the real impact Volunteers are having around the globe and how her own Peace Corps experience influenced her life's work. You will be inspired to begin your own Peace Corps journey! Also, Returned Peace Corps Volunteersincluding UMN alumni, faculty, and current studentswill be available for conversation and professional networking. Learn how you can make a difference in the lives of others and your own while having the experience of a lifetime.

Apply by March 1 for remaining 2014 departures. The sooner we receive your application, the sooner we can match your skills and interests to available assignment openings for 2014, and into 2015. 

About the Peace Corps: Read more or watch a video about how Peace Corps service makes a difference for the communities served, the volunteers themselves, and here in the United States. Learn 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.

Grad school or Peace Corps... Why not do both? Learn about UMN's Peace Corps Master's International and Paul D. Coverdell Fellows programs at www.peacecorps.gov/gradschool.

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For questions about this event contact Janice McInerney

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Last updated Feb 13 2014