UT Peace Corps Recruiter
Email: email@example.com Phone: (512) 232-9436
Walk-In Office Hours: 1:00-3:00 PM most Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays (when not at campus recruiting events)
Advisement Sessions also available by appointment.
Kristi provides on-campus recruiting & advising for current UT Austin students, staff, faculty, and UT alumnae who have graduated within the past year. Kristi served as a health-sector Peace Corps Volunteer from 1999-2001 in Burkina Faso (Africa). Please email Kristi or visit during walk-in hours if you are interested in or need more information about Peace Corps.
Also please visit PeaceCorps.gov for extensive information about all aspects of Peace Corps, including our NEW APPLICATION PROCESS that allows you to choose where you want to go and what you want to do! View current openings for job positions at www.peacecorps.gov/openings. Visit youtube.com/PeaceCorps to see how volunteers live and what kinds of projects they work on.
Ready to apply using our new SHORTENED APPLICATION & DECREASED PROCESSING TIMES? Visit www.peacecorps.gov/apply.
RETURNED PEACE CORPS VOLUNTEERS - New to Austin? Wanting to get involved? Scroll down to see the RPCV section, thanks!
(***PLEASE NOTE: UT Peace Corps will be out of the office from Dec 19 through Jan 2.***)
You can register for any event by going to www.peacecorps.gov/events, doing a search for TX events, and clicking the "register" button for the event you're interested in.
FALL SEMESTER 2014
Wed 12/3/14: Coffee Chat • 10:00-11:00 AM • Einstein's Bagels (2404 Guadalupe)
Tues 12/9/14: PEACE CORPS APPLICATION & RESUME WORKSHOP • 11:00 AM-1:00 PM • Liberal Arts Career Services, FAC Rm 18. Lunch provided! (Please RSVP to 512-232-9436 or firstname.lastname@example.org.) Come work on, start or finish your Peace Corps applications for the next "apply by" deadline of January 15, 2015! BRING YOUR OWN LAPTOP, a completed motivation statement (why you want to do Peace Corps) & a completed resume (printed & electronic). (Geared towards those that are graduating within the next few months or have already graduated.)
Wed 12/17/14: Coffee Chat • 5:30-6:30 PM • CHANGE IN LOCATION: Caffé Medici, 2222B Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705
(***PLEASE NOTE: UT Peace Corps will be out of the office for holiday break from December 19 through January 2.***)
SPRING SEMESTER 2015
Wed 1/7/15: Coffee Chat • 10:00-11:00 AM • Einstein's Bagels (2404 Guadalupe)
Thur 1/8/15: PEACE CORPS APPLICATION & RESUME WORKSHOP • 12:00-1:30 PM • International Office, 2400 Nueces, Austin 78705. Lunch provided! (Please RSVP to 512-232-9436 or email@example.com.) Come work on, start or finish your Peace Corps applications for the next "apply by" deadline of January 15, 2015! BRING YOUR OWN LAPTOP, a completed motivation statement (why you want to do Peace Corps) & a completed resume (printed & electronic). (Geared towards those that are graduating within the next few months or have already graduated.)
Wed 1/21/15: Coffee Chat • 5:30-6:30 PM • Texas Union Building, Pearce Hall Rm 2.404 (Inside the Forty Acres Room, ground floor next to the Copy Center)
Peace Corps Coffee Chats
Coffee Chats are held every first and third Wednesday of each month: On the first Wednesday from 10:00-11:00 AM at Einstein's Bagels (2404 Guadalupe, Austin TX 78705), and on the third Wednesday from 5:30-6:30 PM in the Texas Union Bldg (UNB) Pearce Hall Rm 2.404 (inside the Forty Acres Room, ground level in NW corner of the building, next to the Copy Center, at the opposite end of the building from the Union Starbucks). *Check the schedule above for any changes in locations, which do happen from time to time.* Interested UT students, staff and alumni are invited to meet and talk with returned Peace Corps volunteers and the UT Campus Peace Corps Recruiter. Learn about the Peace Corps and hear some great stories! (We usually don't meet during school holidays/breaks or vacation times but check event schedule above for actual dates.)
Master's International Program at UT
UT's LBJ School of Public Affairs has partnered with the Peace Corps to offer 2 graduate degree programs in conjunction with Peace Corps service: Master in Global Policy Studies and Master in Public Affairs. Visit here for more detailed information or contact the program office at 512-232-4013 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs)
Are you an RPCV that's new to Austin? Wanting to get involved? Great! We have an active alum group here in Austin called HoTPCA, or Heart of Texas Peace Corps Association.
You can find a lot of event and contact information, as well as information on how to join the association, on our HoTPCA website and Facebook page:
Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/46520483764/
We also recommend you join our listserv for email communication regarding upcoming events, volunteer opportunities, and calls for help at various activities (including UT Peace Corps recruiting events). To subscribe just send an email to: HOTPCAemail@example.com.
Location and MailingPhysical Location The International Office 2400 Nueces Street, Ste. B., 1st floor Austin, Texas 78705
(view map)Regular Mailing Address
Peace Corps, The International Office
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas 78713-8901 P.O. Box A Express Mail Address
Peace Corps, The International Office 2400 Nueces Street, Suite B Austin, Texas 78705