Peace Corps Priority Application Deadline, May 30
Dreaming about being a Peace Corps Volunteer after you graduate? Submit your application by May 30 for a spring 2014 departure! Apply now! http://1.usa.gov/XY95oa
Steps to meet the deadline:
1. Start your online application:
2. Submit your resume. (We like to see #hrs/wk and months involved.)
3. Submit your transcripts. (Unofficial copies are OK!)
4. Provide 3 reference contacts. (Just the contacts! Forms can come later.)
a. Work Reference
b. Volunteer Reference
c. Personal Friend
5. Submit two 250-500 word statements.
a. Why do you want to serve in the Peace Corps? (HINT: Review the 10 Corps Expectations)
b. Describe a previous cross-cultural social or work experience.
Ready? => Start your app! http://1.usa.gov/XY95oa
The Peace Corps gives you the opportunity to make a difference in your life and the lives of others. Live, learn, and work in an overseas community, and gain an invaluable cross-cultural leadership experience to help launch or transform your career.
Got more questions? Check out a mini-info session:
Peace Corps Mini Info Session
Peace Corps Application Process:
About Peace Corps at CU
CU ranks No.4 in the nation with graduates serving in the Peace Corps and has been in the top 4 for a decade. In 2010 and 2011 CU held the #1 position for Peace Corps recruitment in the nation, with 117 and 112 alumni serving abroad, respectively. Thanks to the over 2,000 CU graduates who have already answered the call to service since Peace Corps was established in 1961.
Read profiles of CU alum in the Peace Corps here: http://www.colorado.edu/news/series/pathways-peace
How far will you go?