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PEACE CORPS:Celebrating 50 Years

Thursday, November 10, 2011
6 - 7pm
The New School, The Bark Room 2 West 13th Street, Ground Floor, Between 5th and 6th Avenues
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Considering the Peace Corps?  Returned volunteer?  Making career decisions?

This panel was created not only to celebrate the Peace Corps’ 50th anniversary, but to give the inside scoop on the experience, both during and after a volunteer’s time abroad.  We also want to know how the Peace Corps can affect one’s career trajectory, and spend time socializing with people who share interests!!!  Come join us.

PEACE CORPS:
Celebrating 50 Years

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Peace Corps, Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCV’s) from throughout the generations share
experiences and stories from their time in service, and discuss how Peace Corps has changed the world.  Panelists will also discuss what role Peace Corps has played in their professional development, and how it continues to impact them today.

Panelists include RPCV’s:

Phil Akre, Libya 1968-1969, Tunisia 1969-1971

Stacey Flanagan, Costa Rica 1994-1998, NY Recruiting Office 1998-1999

Kyle Johnson, Moldova 2008-2010

Lisa Reitmeier, Burkina Faso 2002-2004,
NY Regional Recruiter 2008-present

Moderated by Dechen Albero, Global Studies Program Coordinator
RPCV Moldova 2005-2007

Thursday, November 10th, 6:00pm
The New School, The Bark Room
2 West 13th Street, Ground Floor, Between 5th and 6th Avenues
Free to New School Community and RPCV’s,
$5 for visitors

RSVP by November 9th to 212.229.1324 or careers@newschool.edu

Sponsored by The New School Office of Career Development and the Global Studies Program