Peace Corps

Gain Global Skills and Make a Difference for Others

Learn about the personal and professional rewards of international outreach and service work through Peace Corps at these upcoming campus activities, hosted by the University of Missouri Peace Corps Office. You’ll discover the career advantages and higher education benefits that come with Peace Corps service.

Each semester we host information sessions and application workshops on campus and in the local community.

General Information Meetings:

  • Monday November 12th, Student Success Center, 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, December 2nd, Daniel Boone Regional Library, 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.

University of Missouri Peace Corps Office

The campus representative is available to meet with students and community members who are interested in applying and learning more about Peace Corps.

Contact Information

Email: peacecorps@missouri.edu
Phone: 573.884.2003
Location: MU Career Center, lower level Student Success Center, Room 1

Office Hours

  • Wednesdays from 10:00 to 1:00 p.m.
  • Thursdays from 11:00 to 2:00 p.m.

Campus Representative, Trevor Harris

As a Peace Corps volunteer, Trevor Harris served with his wife in Zambia from 2008 to 2010. As an Environment/Agriculture volunteer, Trevor worked with farmers and local citizens to source, grow and plant trees for improved soil fertility. While in Zambia, Trevor also produced educational radio segments for American and Zambian radio and advised USAID-supported indigenous NGOs on fundraising strategies and record-keeping goals.

More About Peace Corps

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.

Peace Corps – Midwest Regional Recruitment Office
55 W. Monroe St., Suite 450, Chicago, IL 60603
1.855.855.1961, Chicago@peacecorps.gov
www.peacecorps.gov

Find Midwest Peace Corps news and volunteer stories at midwestpcvs.com.

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