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Are you aware of an exciting opportunity for International Studies majors? Email intlstudies@hope.edu



Peace Corps

Peace Corps is filling programs for 2015. Apply online to be considered, interviewed and nominated for an assignment. The sooner we receive your application, the sooner we can match your skill sets and interests to remaining assignment openings. Make a difference in the lives of others and your own. As a Peace Corps Volunteer, you will help a community in need, gain valuable cross-cultural skills, and become a citizen of the world.

Other benefits Include:
- Full health & dental coverage in service
- Paid living expenses & $7,425 upon service completion
- Deferment/partial cancellation for some student loans
- Graduate school programs with financial assistance
- Job placement support and Federal employment advantage
- International, leadership and field experience for the job market.

Your service begins with three months of comprehensive training and is sustained with the support of in-country Peace Corps staff, including safety and security and medical officers. Host families and local counterparts help you acclimate to your community and program. More than 8,000 Volunteers of all backgrounds and ages are serving in a variety of fields in more than 75 countries. Peace Corps Volunteers must be U.S. citizens and at least 18 years of age, but there is no upper age limit. Read more or watch a video about how Peace Corps service makes a difference for the communities served, the volunteers themselves, and here in the U.S.

Kera Halvorson
Midwest Peace Corps Regional Recruiter
Peace Corps - Midwest Region
55 W. Monroe St., Suite 450
Chicago, IL 60603

Find Midwest Peace Corps news and volunteer stories at http://midwestpcvs.wordpress.com.



Career Services Office




Fulbright Scholarships (Advisors: Dr. David Cunningham, Crossroads Project & Dr. Janis Gibbs, History Department)

Rhodes & Marshall (Advisor: Dr. David Cunningham, Crossroads Project)

Peace Corps (Contact Career Services)

Critical Language Institutes

The Center for Language Studies (Beloit College) offers students a unique pportunity to achieve a year's worth of college-level language training in just eight weeks. Language study in Arabic, Chinese, Japanese and Russian.

Opportunities for U.S. Citizens in International Organizations - published by the U.S. Department of State

Lutheran Volunteer Corps

Food for the Hungry

ProjectsAbroad - two to three month volunteer opportunities in various fields including teaching, medicine, and social work.


International Volunteer Opportunities
Your Skills are Needed!

These are volunteer opportunities. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Interested? Please read NGOabroad website: http://www.ngoabroad.com/
then send answered Questionnaire and resume to:
info@NGOabroad.com so we can discuss which opportunities fit best for you.

NGOabroad is a unique service that helps you enter or advance in international humanitarian work and provides frugal, customized international volunteer opportunities.


U.S. Department of State Opportunities

The U.S. Department of State is dedicated to protecting and strengthening America’s interests abroad and right here at home. So whether developing a holistic ecosystem strategy for global engagement, explaining American foreign policy to citizens of other countries, or helping U.S. farmers open up markets in emerging countries, you can make a difference with the U.S. Department of State.
With your diverse educational and cultural backgrounds, perspectives and knowledge, and exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills, you can become part of America’s leadership, contributing your innovative thinking and global perspective to support and expand our efforts worldwide.
As a U.S. citizen, you are America. And you can represent America to the world.
In return for your service, you’ll have access to continued training and career development programs; a student loan repayment program; health and medical coverage; language training; federal retirement benefits; paid education for dependent children K through 12; and generous paid leave. When serving overseas, we will provide paid housing or an appropriate housing allowance.
Take the first step towards your new career by visiting careers.state.gov.