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UVI Career Services Host U.S. Peace Corps Informational Session on July 29; Aug. 26

UVI Career Services will host United States Peace Corps informational sessions at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 29, in Teacher Education Room 103 on the St. Thomas Campus and Evans Center room 401 on the Albert A. Sheen Campus on St. Croix. 

Information sessions will also be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, August 26, in the Teacher Education Building, room 103, and in Evans Center room 40l on the Sheen Campus.

U.S. Peace Corps Regional Recruiter, Leslie Jean-Pierre, will hold informational sessions at the University to raise awareness about the financial, educational and professional benefits of Peace Corps service. 

The presentations will highlight the following:

• How the Peace Corps can offer hands-on experience and leadership opportunities in the field of interest.
• Possible career paths and graduate school opportunities following Peace Corps service.
• Peace Corps benefits, which include a monthly stipend, full medical and dental coverage, 48 vacation days, intensive language training, and just over $7,400 at the completion of service.
• Jean-Pierre’s personal experience as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Guinea and in West Africa as a community development and preventative health volunteer.

For more information, UVI Career Services, by phone at (340) 693-1126.