Social Work Information Session

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International work experience and opportunities are available in over 70 countries where Peace Corps Volunteers work alongside grassroots leaders, parents, teachers, and youth to motivate young people to become positively involved in family, learning, work, and community. Learn more about these opportunities by joining Michelle Lalonde, recently returned Volunteer and UT Recruiter.

Information on Peace Corps Service
Opportunities are available for those with a four-year degree OR a combination of job experience and a two-year degree OR substantial experience, in lieu of a degree, in specialized areas. (Some specialized areas are: skilled trades, farm/agribusiness, vegetable gardening/nursery/forestry or fish cultivation/production, business management, computer technology, nursing (RN/LPN/LVN), non-profit management/organizational development, and work with at-risk youth.)

Peace Corps benefits include medical, dental and housing, as well as a monthly stipend, transportation to and from your host country, graduate study benefits, 24 vacation days a year, and a $6,075 readjustment allowance after your 2-year service. Some student loans can be deferred during Peace Corps service. After your 2-year service, former Volunteers receive one year of noncompetitive eligibility for employment in the federal government.

The Peace Corps is a 27-month commitment, which includes 12 weeks of language training in the host country. We encourage you to apply a year before you want to depart.

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