Peace Corps Reps to Visit Campus

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Two Peace Corps representatives from Gambia and Atlanta will present an information session on Wednesday, Nov. 19, from 3:30 – 5 p.m. at Crider Lecture Hall in the Boyd Building. They will share what the organization is up to globally and how UWG students can take part in it.

Two Peace Corps representatives from Gambia and Atlanta will present an information session on Wednesday, Nov. 19, from 3:30 – 5 p.m. at Crider Lecture Hall in the Boyd Building. They will share what the organization is up to globally and how UWG students can take part in it.Students interested in learning more about Peace Corps, which is named one of Business Week's "Top 10 Most Ideal Employers" in 2008, are welcome.

The Peace Corps will offer job assignments for 2009/10 in health, education, business, environment, agriculture, and community development. Students with a degree can begin an international  career with the organization started by John Kennedy.

The organization can launch a global career while providing excellent language, program training, housing and comprehensive insurance coverage. Currently, they offer job assignments in 75 developing countries around the globe.

“Peace Corps is looking forward to establishing a strong presence on the UWG campus,” said David Leavitt, a Corps public affairs specialist. “We feel that the university's commitment to global studies and outreach fit the Peace Corps' goals and programs.”

He will speak about his overseas experiences and answer your questions on how to be competitive for Peace Corps service. Bring your friends, family and your questions!