Here is a list of the Peace Corps events at UIUC during National Peace Corps Week March 1 – 7. Please help Peace Corps at UIUC celebrate Peace Corps Week by letting interested students know about these opportunities on campus.
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 6 Brown Bag Luncheon with UIUC Faculty/Staff/Advisors @ 12-1pm in The Career Center Conference Rm 715 S. Wright St. Champaign
*This event is not intended for students, but for UIUC faculty and staff interested in learning more about the role of a campus-based Peace Corps Representative at UIUC.
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!
The event dates highlighted in yellow are open to anyone. The March 6th luncheon is intended for advisors, faculty, and other staff interested in learning more about the role of a Peace Corps Campus Representative at UIUC. Academic and Career Advisors are encouraged to attend.
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)
I can also put the events in a ppt. slide or other format upon request.
RPCV, Republic of Georgia 2010-2012
Campus Peace Corps Representative
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Career Center | Student Services Arcade Building, MC-383