1. Are there other opportunities similar to Peace Corp?
- Peace Corps service is 27 months. Volunteers may visit home after serving for 6 months.
- About Peace Corp
- RPCVs work in all sectors. This link might be helpful.
- Our guest speaker would be happy to speak to students about this in person!
- The three months of pre-service language training, while living with a host family, equips most volunteers with intermediate language proficiency (which continues to improve throughout the two years of service).
- Talk to your instructors
- There is a program called Peace Corps Response, but this is only open to Returned Peace Corps Volunteers or to those who have at least 10 years of relevant work experience.
What did you learn?
1. Much better understanding of the peace corp program
2.Flexibility and cultural sensitivity are the most important skills to have
3.About the Peace Corp
4.People of all ages,life situations, etc serve in the peace corp
5." You don't need much to teach''
6.The peace corp is very competitive program
7.Peace corp are only allowed in stable countries and countries who requested for peace corp
8.The mission of the peace corp
9.Average age of peace corp volunteer age is 28 years old
10. One in three applicant become volunteer
11.A lot opportunities for agriculture majors
12.Benefit within the organization and the influence of volunteers
13. Information to join peace corp and a recruiting center at Penn State
14.Amazing peace corp opportunities
What do you want to learn more about?
1.Peace Corp success stories
- Check here for volunteer story archive
- Social , economic and political. This link might provide more explanations
- This link provide some information on countries involve with Peace Corp.
- Peace Corp Passport Blog
- All volunteers live with host families during pre-service training. During their two years of service, some volunteers live with host families and some live on their own (it varies country to country). Check out this link for some photos. Also, many volunteers have posted Youtube videos of their housing under 'Peace Corps cribs'.