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. Here are some resources to help you get started on the experience of a lifetime!
Fill out the online application.
Less than 1 hour
Provide your health history so we can match you with countries that can support your medical needs.
Within 2 business days
Browse current openings and pick where you want to serve and what you want to do.
As soon as possible
Give the Peace Corps an idea of your work style and the environment in which you excel.
After you submit your choices
If selected to interview, talk to a Peace Corps placement officer about your skills and interests.
Prior to your “know by” date
If chosen, receive and respond to your invitation to serve. Congratulations!
Between 2–6 months
Get the final OK from the Peace Corps Medical Office to serve abroad.
Begins upon invitation
Embark on your Peace Corps service assignment, starting with training in the U.S.