Peace Corps Week March 1 – 7:
March 3 Returned Peace Corps Panel Discussion @ 6pm in The Career Center Conference Rm 715 S. Wright St. Champaign (this event features Returned Peace Corps Volunteers from The Gambia, Albania, and Paraguay; volunteers are also UIUC alumni)
March 4 “Peace Corps Women! Reflecting Upon Our Experiences” @ 7pm A panel discussion from Returned Peace Corps Volunteers at UIUC discussing their unique experiences as women participants in Peace Corps, exploring gender, relationships, service, and navigating culture. Co-sponsored by the Women’s Resources Center and OIIR held at The Women’s Resources Center 703 S. Wright St. Champaign
March 5 Serving the Common Good: A Panel Discussion on Nonprofit and Public Affair Careers @ 6:30 pm in The UIUC Illini Union (sponsored by the Office of Volunteer Programs)
March 7 Coffee Chat with Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and Campus Recruiter 10:30-11:30am @ Caffe Paradiso 810 S. Lincoln Ave. Urbana – Returned Volunteers from China, Kyrgyzstan, Micronesia, and the Republic of Cabo Verde discuss their Peace Corps experiences over coffee. Open to the public!
Additional Spring 2015 Semester Events:
March 11 Peace Corps Application Workshop 6pm @ The Career Center Conference Rm
March 18 Peace Corps booth at the All-Campus Career Fair 12-4pm @ ARC
April 1 Peace Corps Information Session 6pm @The Career Center Conference Rm
April 14 Peace Corps Application Workshop 6pm @The Career Center
April 18 Returned Peace Corps Volunteers present at the Leaders for Global Change (LGC): International Service Learning Conference 10am-2pm @ UIUC’s YMCA
May 6 Peace Corps Information Session 6pm @The Career Center
**Events are often added throughout the year, and Peace Corps is represented at most Career Fairs and international-related workshops on campus.
Application Deadlines – April 1st (October 2015 Departure) and July 1st (Feb./March 2016 Departure)