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. Those dates, times and locations will be published soon once reservations are confirmed!
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.
Tuesdays: 12:00 – 2:00 PM, Student Success Center, Room 1
Thursdays: 12:00 – 2:00 PM, Student Success Center, Room 1
Fridays: 12:00 – 2:00 PM, Student Success Center, Room 1
Campus Representative, Traci Henry
As a Peace Corps volunteer, Traci lived in a rural cowboy town in the mountains of Nicaragua. She served as a TEFL Teacher Trainer and co-taught with 3 Nicaraguan teachers in the local High Schools. Traci also led a women’s empowerment group, taught an art group for elementary-aged students, helped paint murals around town, and taught advanced English classes on the weekends. She looks forward to meeting with anyone interested in Peace Corps and hopes to be a helpful resource for those going through the application process!
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.
Find Midwest Peace Corps news and volunteer stories at midwestpcvs.com.
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