Peace Corps: Info Session & Panel
Interested in international service? Want to develop cross cultural, leadership, language, teaching and community development skills?
Consider the Peace Corps!
Hear from a panel of returned Peace Corps volunteers about their time in the program and learn about opportunities with the program
The panel will be moderated by Dr. Julia Sarreal, associate professor with the New College of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences. Dr. Sarreal was in the Peace Corps from 1998 - 2000, living in Curuguaty, Paraguay where she taught at a local university and worked in rural development.
ASU's campus recruiter, Jennifer Manzanillo, will also be in attendance to provide an overview of the program. Jennfier served as a TEFL English Peace Corps Volunteer (PCV) in Madagascar from 2017 until being evacuated in 2020 due to Covid 19. As a PCV, Jennifer worked on numerous projects, including initiatives to promote gender equity and leadership skills amongst youth in rural Madagascar.
About the Peace Corps:
Since President John F. Kennedy established the Peace Corps by executive order on March 1, 1961, more than 210,000 Americans have served in 139 host countries. Today, 8,073 volunteers are working with local communities in 76 host countries in agriculture, community economic development, education, environment, health and youth in development.
For more information, please visit https://eoss.asu.edu/peacecorps.