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- Peace Corps applications skyrocket - WQAD.com
[?]Peace Corps applications skyrocket
Local college students, preparing to volunteer for the Peace Corps, are getting encouragement from their peers who've already accepted the challenge. Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois was the first college in the country to establish a Peace Corps ...
Peace Corps sees record breaking applications, increased competition Daily Free Press (subscription)
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- news - USA TODAY
Applications to the Peace Corps rose 70% this year after the organization overhauled its recruitment process last summer. More than 17,300 Americans applied for the Peace Corps in 2014 ? a 22-year high for the U.S. organization, founded March 1, 1961, ...
Peace Corps applications surge amid recent reforms Washington Post
Peace Corps applications soar after red tape cut Boston Globe
Peace Corps Sees Record Interest After Simplified Application Goes Online Nextgov (blog)
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- 'Peace Car' rolls onto campus to recruit for Peace Corps - Duke Chronicle
CBS Local'Peace Car' rolls onto campus to recruit for Peace Corps
The Peace Corps ?Peace Car? visited Duke yesterday as part of its journey to recruit students from around the country. One of four recruitment vehicles traveling around the nation from the Peace Corps' headquarters in Washington, D.C., the tan smart ...
Peace Corps memorial planning process begins for National Park Service WJLA
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- Ex-Peace Corps volunteer writes book on Belize - Breaking Belize News
[?]Ex-Peace Corps volunteer writes book on Belize
Breaking Belize News
Called ?When British Honduras Became Belize: A Peace Corps Memoir,? the book takes readers back to a time when Belize had no modern synthetic track, hardly any resources, but still produced sporting legends. Cox says he relied on his own photographs ...
- To Get Member Applications Surging, Follow the Peace Corps - Associations Now
Associations NowTo Get Member Applications Surging, Follow the Peace Corps
In July, Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet announced major reforms to the organization's recruitment and application process that included allowing candidates to choose the country where they want to serve, shortening the process, and ...
- My Turn: Reflections of a former Peace Corps volunteer in Sierra Leone - Concord Monitor
[?]My Turn: Reflections of a former Peace Corps volunteer in Sierra Leone
Ma Sando, a village woman I knew during my Peace Corps days, called me two weeks ago from the top of a hill on the outskirts of Tokpombu ? the place where people gather with their phones and sim cards to access cell reception. She spoke frantically ...
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- Volunteer promotes Peace Corps during talk - Acorn
[?]Volunteer promotes Peace Corps during talk
Rachel Bueide, a former Peace Corps volunteer who came to Drew to talk about her experiences, explained how there are many opportunities and benefits with more than 80 Universities offering graduate degrees in over 100 fields of study. The largest ...
- FIU one of only 25 US institutions to offer Peace Corps Prep Program - FIU News
FIU NewsFIU one of only 25 US institutions to offer Peace Corps Prep Program
In a new partnership with the Peace Corps national office, FIU officially launched the university's Peace Corps Prep Program Oct. 10 with a special event in the Graham Center featuring Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet. The program, which ...
- A Daughter's Peace Corps Work in West Africa. A Mother's Heart. - Huffington Post
[?]A Daughter's Peace Corps Work in West Africa. A Mother's Heart.
This past weekend, Taylor left as a Peace Corps Volunteer -- part of her master's degree program at Oregon State University -- destined not for South America, where I thought they would surely send her because she speaks Spanish, but for Senegal, West ...
- Students applying to the Peace Corps face more competition - GW Hatchet (subscription)
GW Hatchet (subscription)Students applying to the Peace Corps face more competition
GW Hatchet (subscription)
Students who apply to the Peace Corps this year will have to take fewer steps to join the service program, which could make it more selective. The organization started a push to recruit last week, highlighting the more relaxed process it launched this ...