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Peace Corps at UT

Peace Corps at UT Austin

UT Peace Corps Recruiter

Kristi Stillwell

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

Walk-In Office Hours: 1:00-3:15 PM Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

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


Upcoming Events

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

SEPTEMBER EVENTS:

Wed 9/3/14:  Coffee Chat 10:00-11:00 AM • Einstein's Bagels (2404 Guadalupe)

Wed 9/10/14:  Study Abroad Fair • 10:00 AM-2:00 PM • Gregory Plaza (UT PC will have an info table at this fair)

Mon 9/15/14:  Geosciences Career Fair • 10:00 AM-3:00 PM • Student Activity Center (SAC) Ballroom (UT PC will have an info table at this fair)

Wed 9/17/14:  Coffee Chat • 5:30-6:30 PM • Texas Union Building, Forty Acres Room (ground floor next to the Campus Store & Copy Center)

Thur 9/18/14:  College of Natural Sciences Career Fair • 1:00-6:00 PM • Frank Erwin Center (UT PC will have an info table at this fair)

Tues 9/23/14:  GENERAL INFORMATION SESSION • 5:30-7:00 PM • Gearing Hall (GEA) Rm 105. Refreshments provided!

OCTOBER EVENTS

Wed 10/1/14:  Coffee Chat • 10:00-11:00 AM • Einstein's Bagels (2404 Guadalupe)

Tues 10/2/14:  INFORMATION SESSION for College of Natural Sciences majors• 5:30-6:30 PM • Burdine Hall (BUR) Rm 112. Geared toward CNS majors but open to any other majors as well who may want to attend.

Wed 10/8/14:  Liberal Arts Career Fair • 11:00 AM-3:00 PM • Texas Union Ballroom (UT PC will have an info table at this fair)

Wed 10/15/14:  Kinesiology/Health Education Career Fair • 11:00 AM-2:30 PM • Belmont Hall (BEL) Rm 628 (UT PC will have an info table at this fair)

Wed 10/15/14:  Coffee Chat • 5:30-6:30 PM • Texas Union Building, Forty Acres Room (ground floor next to the Campus Store & Copy Center)

Tues 10/16/14:  GENERAL INFORMATION SESSION • 12:30-2:00 PM • Liberal Arts Career Services, FAC Rm 18.  Refreshments provided!

Tues 10/22/14:  INFORMATION SESSION for Social Work majors • 12:00-1:00 PM • School of Social Work (SSW), DeNitto Center (DCCS). Geared toward Social Work majors but open to any other majors as well who may want to attend.

Wed 10/29/14:  SPECIAL EVENT! RETURNED PEACE CORPS VOLUNTEER PANEL & RECEPTION • 6:00-8:00 PM • International Office (2400 Nueces). Join us for this Q&A session with returned PCVs who have served all over the world!  Pizza dinner provided on a first-come first-served basis.

NOVEMBER EVENTS

Wed 11/5/14:  Coffee Chat •  10:00-11:00 AM • Einstein's Bagels (2404 Guadalupe)

Mon 11/10/14:  Education/Teacher Career Fair • 9:00 AM-1:00 PM • Frank Erwin Center (UT PC will have an info table at this fair)

Wed 11/12/14: MASTT (Math & Science Teachers of Tomorrow) Group Presentation • 5:00-6:00 PM • Location TBA.  Anyone in a math/science/engineering/CS teaching program or major is welcome to attend.

Thurs 11/20/14:  GENERAL INFORMATION SESSION w/Focus on Education/Teaching Majors • 5:30-7:00 PM • Welch Hall (WEL) Rm 2.308. Refreshments provided!

Wed 11/19/14:  Coffee Chat  • 5:30-6:30 PM • Texas Union Building, Forty Acres Room (ground floor next to the Campus Store & Copy Center)

DECEMBER EVENTS

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. Refreshments provided!

 

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


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 Forty Acres Room inside the Texas Union Building (UNB), ground level (found in the NW corner of the building, next to the Campus Store & Copy Center, at the opposite end of the building from the Union Starbucks). 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: lbjadmit@uts.cc.utexas.edu.


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

Campus Mail
A7000