Peace Corps
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www.peacecorps.gov Washington, DC 1000 to 5000 Employees
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In an unplanned campaign speech in 1960, John F. Kennedy challenged a group of college students to devote two years of their lives to helping people in other countries. With those words, the idea of the Peace Corps was born. In March 1961, President Kennedy signed an order establishing the agency, the purpose of which is to supply skilled workers to developing countries and to foster understanding between Americans and the rest of the world. Since its start, the Peace Corps has sent about 200,000 volunteers into nearly 140 countries to (among other things) teach in...More


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Peace Corps Acting Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet

Carrie Hessler-Radelet

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Transformative experience.

 Former Returned Peace Corps Volunteer in Lomé, Maritime (Togo)

Pros: While everyone's experience differs, mine was very open ended. I was given the chance to live in a town in West Africa, interview people and learn about their needs, and then search for innovative ways to bring people together to meet those needs… Full Review

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Interview Details It is a complicated application with many essays followed by an in person interview and finally you need to pass medical test which can be difficult.Full Interview

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Best Employers for Latinos to Work For in the West, Latinos For Hire, 2012
Top Master's Employers, CollegeGrad, 2008

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