Peace Corps: Gain Global Skills and Make a Difference for Others

Did you know . . .

  • There are 25 Western Michigan grads currently serving in 21 countries around the world with Peace Corps.
  • 268 WMU grads have served since Peace Corps beginning in 1961.
  • WMU is one of our top producing colleges of the MidwestRegion.   

Attend an information session to learn about the personal and professional rewards of international outreach and service work through Peace Corps at upcoming campus events. You’ll discover the career advantages and higher education benefits that come with Peace Corps service.

Information Session

Wednesday, September 25, 5:30 p.m.
Friedmann Hall, room 3301 Political Science Library

Pre-register or just drop in. Bring a friend.

Information Table

Wednesday, September 25, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Bernhard Center

Information Session

Wednesday, November 6, 5:30 p.m.
Friedmann Hall, room 3301 Political Science Library

Information Table

Wednesday, November 6, 10 a.m to 4:30 p.m.
Bernhard Center

Information Table at Diversity Career Fair

Thursday, November 7, 10 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Bernhard Center 208-209

Apply online now for program departures beginning in late Spring of 2014. The sooner we receive your application, the sooner we can match your skill sets and interests to remaining assignment openings.

Make a difference in the lives of others and your own. As a Peace Corps Volunteer, you will help a community in need, gain valuable cross-cultural skills, and become a citizen of the world. Other benefits include full health and dental coverage in service, graduate school programs, and federal employment advantage.

More than 8,000 volunteers of all backgrounds and ages are serving in a variety of fields in more than 75 countries. Peace Corps Volunteers must be U.S. citizens and at least 18 years of age, but there is no upper age limit. Read more or watch a video about how Peace Corps service makes a difference for the communities served, the volunteers themselves, and here in the U.S.

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Peace Corps - Midwest Region
55 W. Monroe St., Suite 450, Chicago, IL 60603

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