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Peace Corps at UT Austin

UT Peace Corps Recruiter

Rachel Santos, Peace Corps Mozambique, 2014-2016

Email: peacecorps@austin.utexas.edu     Phone: (512) 232-9436

The UT Peace Corps Recruiter provides on-campus recruiting & advising for current UT Austin students, staff/faculty, UT alumnae, & members of the general public.  Please visit PeaceCorps.gov for extensive information about all aspects of Peace Corps, including our IMPROVED 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 https://www.peacecorps.gov/volunteer/volunteer-openings/.  

Office Hours are Mondays 9-12 and Wednesdays 2-5 or by appointment.

Ready to apply using our SHORTENED APPLICATION & DECREASED PROCESSING TIMES?  Visit www.peacecorps.gov/apply.  We have application deadlines 4x/year in January, April, July and October.

RETURNED PEACE CORPS VOLUNTEERS - New to Austin? Wanting to get involved? Scroll down to see the RPCV section, thanks!


Upcoming UT Peace Corps Events

Application workshop: September 22nd from 1:30-2:30pm at the International Office in room IO 119

Careers in Service: A Panel Discussion on the Postgraduate Service Opportunities on Monday, September 26th from 5:30-6:30pm in MEZ 2.124

Coffee Chat: Every third Thursday at 6:00pm come by Startbucks on 24th street to learn about Peace Corps.  

Please visit and "Like" the UT Peace Corps Facebook page and follow us on Twitter @PeaceCorpsUT for other updates and information!


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: 

Website: https://www.hotpca.org 

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: HOTPCA-subscribe@yahoogroups.com.  You can find/join the Yahoo HoTPCA group at https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/HOTPCA/info.  HoTPCA has regular events such as Ethnic Dinners, Happy Hours, service projects, an annual potluck meeting in November, and more!

If you're a NEW RPCV, don't forget to join the National Peace Corps Association, it's now FREE all the time for all RPCVs, no more dues, ever!  Lots of perks to belonging, go to http://www.peacecorpsconnect.org/ for more info.  And also keep your contact info updated at the main Peace Corps RPCV site, https://www.peacecorps.gov/resources/returned/staycon/updaterec/


Location and Mailing

Physical Location
The International Office
2400 Nueces Street, Ste. B., 1st floor
Austin, Texas 78705

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Regular Mailing Address
Peace Corps, The International Office
The University of Texas at Austin, P.O. Box A
Austin, Texas 78713-8901
 
Express Mail Address
Peace Corps, The International Office
2400 Nueces Street, Suite B
Austin, Texas 78705

Campus Mail
A7000