Peace Corps Prep Coffee Chats - Winter 2020

1/17 - Day to Day Life

1/31 - The Savior Complex and Service

2/14 - Relationships in Peace Corps





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International Center Conference Room (housed inside the Student Activities Building) 515 E. Jefferson St.

The various aspects of our identities may impact our individual service as volunteers. In this discussion we will hear from Returned Volunteers about how their racial identities influenced their service and lives in another country. This informal discussion with Returned Peace Corps Volunteers is designed to give you an opportunity to ask questions and hear unique perspectives on an interesting 27 months in Peace Corps.

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International Center Conference Room (housed inside the Student Activities Building) 515 E. Jefferson St.

Do you identify as LGBTQ+ and are also considering applying to Peace Corps? We invite you to this Coffee Chat where you can hear from LGBTQ+ identified Returned Volunteers about their experience in service, and feel safe to ask questions about gender and sexual identities abroad. This informal discussion with Returned Peace Corps Volunteers is designed to give you an opportunity to ask questions and hear unique perspectives on an interesting 27 months in Peace Corps.

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Available Seats 20
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International Center Conference Room (housed inside the Student Activities Building) 515 E. Jefferson St.

Gearing up to leave for Peace Corps can be pretty daunting. From the medical and legal clearance process, to packing lists, and mentally preparing to leave home it can be a lot to process. Come talk with Returned Volunteers about their experience, what helped, what didn't, and how you can feel confident in leaving for an exciting journey! This informal discussion with Returned Peace Corps Volunteers is designed to give you an opportunity to ask questions and hear unique perspectives on an interesting 27 months in Peace Corps.

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International Center Conference Room (housed inside the Student Activities Building) 515 E. Jefferson St.

You've heard of Peace Corps- you know the work sectors, about the countries of service, and maybe even about the post service benefits. But what do you actually DO as a volunteer?? Come join us for our Coffee Chat about the day to day life of volunteers. Learn about a day at working on projects at site, unwinding in the capital, or the interesting hobbies volunteers develop during service. This informal discussion with Returned Peace Corps Volunteers is designed to give you an opportunity to ask questions and hear unique perspectives on an interesting 27 months in Peace Corps. 

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International Center Conference Room (housed inside the Student Activities Building) 515 E. Jefferson St.

Ensuring an ethical service is an important consideration in joining Peace Corps. Come talk with Returned Volunteers about their experience, and how they created mindful, ethical and community-centered Peace Corps service. This informal discussion with Returned Peace Corps Volunteers is designed to give you an opportunity to ask questions and hear unique perspectives on an interesting 27 months in Peace Corps. 

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International Center Conference Room (housed inside the Student Activities Building) 515 E. Jefferson St.

Spend part of your Valentine's Day talking about love and relationships in Peace Corps! Whether you've heard “you’ll fall in love in PC”, you may be in an LDR, or just want to get a better understanding of the volunteer experience in relation to dating, managing relationships, and love, come hear what Returned Volunteers have to say! This informal discussion with Returned Peace Corps Volunteers is designed to give you an opportunity to ask questions and hear unique perspectives on an interesting 27 months in Peace Corps. 

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Peace Corps Prep Coffee Chats - Winter 2020
You May Choose As Many Sessions As You Want