Looking for adventure and an opportunity to make a
difference in the world? If so, have you considered Peace Corps?
A Peace Corps representative will be on campus Tuesday,
There will be an information table in the Central Dining
Hall where you can get your answers from a recruiter who can tell you
first-hand about what it’s like to be a volunteer.
6:30 – 8:00 –Alfred Village Hall, 2nd floor: Launch your
Career with Peace Corps! Join us for an information session on the specifics of
Peace Corps, including how to qualify for our programs and how to strengthen
your application. Alfred State students,
Alfred University students, and community members welcome to
Peace Corps was named one of Business Week's "Best
Places to Launch a Career" in 2009. Throughout its history, the Peace
Corps has adapted and responded to the issues of the times. In an ever-changing
world, Peace Corps Volunteers meet new challenges with innovation, creativity,
determination, and compassion.
Peace Corps Volunteers serve in more than 70 different
countries around the world. Our
volunteers work in the following fields:
• Youth and
and Information & Communication Technology
You will have the chance to make a real difference in other
people's lives but that is not the only benefit of Peace Corps service. Serving
abroad for 27 months will increase your international understanding and enhance
your degree and life experiences to future employers. You also gain valuable
skills helping others help themselves. Extensive benefits include: paid travel
expenses, a monthly living stipend, intensive language training, full health
coverage, student loan deferment and repayment, assistance in securing a
federal job, graduate school opportunities, and a $7,425 (before taxes)
“readjustment” bonus upon completion of service.
To qualify, you must be a US citizen, 18 years old and have
either a bachelor's degree or extensive work experience in a particular field.
The application process takes 9 to 12 months.
To apply, please visit www.peacecorps.gov and click on APPLY
NOW. For more information, contact Dove Russo, Recruiter at email@example.com or Jonathan
Hilsher, Alfred State -
Life is Calling. How far will you go?