Peace Corps
4.3 of 5 316 reviews
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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Pros: Everyone knows the pros of the Peace Corps. You get to travel to a foreign country for free and live like the locals. The experience is so much more than that, but you have to find out the pros for yourself. 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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Do you have experience living or working with different cultures? Please describe. How do you handle conflict. Describe a time. Answer Question

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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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