At the University of Chicago Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, we want students to have access to academic and cultural resources, but to also have opportunities independent of the classroom and student life. Thus, the following is a list of opportunities where students can go to search for funding, enrich their summers or find work after graduation.

Monday, February 7, 2011

Peace Corps Diversity Panel, Feb. 8th, 6pm

"Peace requires the simple but powerful recognition that what we have in common as human beings is more important and crucial than what divides us." - Sargent Shriver


Tuesday, Feb 8th, 6PM - 9PM

Cloister Club, Ida Noyes Hall

1212 E. 59th Street

Highlighting the diversity of Peace Corps Volunteers, this panel will discuss the increased importance and role of diversity in today’s Peace Corps.

Do you want to expand your skills, use your creativity and travel? Peace Corps may be the opportunity for you, with international work assignments in more than 70 countries. Immerse yourself in a new culture and language and use your skills to help others.

Peace Corps service offers some excellent benefits:
  • Student loan deferral
  • Full medical and dental coverage
  • A living stipend
  • A readjustment allowance of $7,425 upon completion of service
  • Graduate school opportunities
  • And 24 vacation days a year!
Be part of the next generation of Peace Corps Volunteers to promote global peace and friendship. Peace Corps is now filling programs departing into 2012. Apply by April 1, 2011 to receive consideration for future Peace Corps assignments best matching your qualifications.

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