Peace Corps Connect Conference in Washington DC

Peace Corps Connect Conference in Washington DC will include lectures, breakout sessions and a march.

Peace Corp Connect Conference Washington DC |

The Peace Corp is America’s most visible single effort to connect people in the US with the goal of attaining peace in the world today.

Helping a friend prepare for an interview

My friend has an interview for peace corps next week. I volunteered to help them prepare by doing mock interviews and prepare interview answers. I was wondering if you all had some tips as to what

Interview Advice

I applied for a position in Kosovo, but I a placement officer reached out and asked if I would like to interview for a similar position in Senegal. I understand this is fairly common, but I’m not

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Y'all... right now I'm about 3 months from COS and frankly I am so over my country. My community is getting lazy, the culture gets on my damn nerves (why is everyone so LOUD????), I'm tired of peopl

Motivation Statement review

Hi everyone, I am about to start the application. I already finished my resume, but just had to clean up this motivation statement a little bit. My recruiter said it was okay for me to put both Educ

Can you skip the ringing-out ceremony without COSing early?

I don’t like ceremonies in general, they’re akward and unpleasant for me. I’m not COSing early but I’d still rather not go to the ringing out ceremony. Have any of you successfully skipped i

eSwatini : host family gifts

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Free Talk Friday

Looking for feedback on your essay? Have a newbie question you'd like to ask? Something on your mind you'd like to get out? This is the place for it. For veterans of /r/peacecorps, if you see a comm

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RSO Brass Trio to Perform

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Ten Years After the Global Financial Crisis, the System Is Safer

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The July/August 2018 Issue of Foreign Affairs

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Where Will the Transition Take Us in Terms Of Peace in the World?

Donald Trump, Mitt Romney to meet in highly anticipated get-together Donald Trump and Mitt Romney fiercely criticized each other during the campaign. Now the two are meeting to make peace amid specula

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Peace Corp Connect Conference Washington DC

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