Application Process for Peace Corps Response
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Completing the short application takes less than an hour. Be sure to provide a detailed 2-5 page resume. You may apply to up to 3 openings every 30 days. See 4 résumé tips for your Peace Corps Response application.
- Health History
You must complete a Health History Form to move forward in the application process. Peace Corps Response staff will not have access to your private medical information. Please review the important medical information for applicants.
The most competitive candidates will be contacted for a web-based interview. Interviews may be up to an hour long. Read 5 steps to prepare for your Peace Corps Response Interview.
If selected, you will receive an invitation to serve. Non-selected candidates will also receive a decision via email.
Video: Pre-departure process
- Medical and Legal Clearance
Submit passport and visa documentation with provided mailing instructions and complete onboarding tasks online.
Travel to your country of service directly from your home of record. After arriving, participate in orientation for 1-2 weeks before beginning your assignment.