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.

Illness Pre-Service

If you were to report an illness or injury pre-service/pre-departure (after medical clearance), does anyone know what the procedure is after you report? submitted by /u/seanwilliams887 [lin

Family and Friend visitors?

Can family and friends come visit you in country ? Did they stay with you at site? Or did they travel to other places to meet up with you? submitted by /u/edog12mckfly [link] [comments]

PC helping grad school application?

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Medical clearance denied 🙅

I applied to serve in Botswana starting in July of this year and just received word that I was denied due to abnormal Pap smears. I’m shocked and angry at the same time. I’ve been through so muc

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Skype for Business software not working, interviewer sent an email asking why I didn't show up online for interview

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Free Talk Friday

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Is California the only state that grants teaching credentials via Peace Corps service?

I’ve read that several, if not many, states offer this, but can only find info on California. If there are others, we should compile a list with resources on applying for credentials in these stat

Smaller less obvious things that would boost an application?

Hi, I'm thinking of applying after I graduate college (So in a little over a year, about 14 months). My ideal placement would be somewhere in Central or South America of the Caribbean. Outside of th

How to handle last-minute nerves

Hi all, I leave for Benin in little over 2 weeks. The pre-departure nerves just settled in this past weekend and are almost overwhelming at this point. It's especially disarming since I've been noth

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