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Events and Resources
SAVE THE DATES!
2014 Fall Lecture Series Topic:
Wednesday, Oct. 8 2014
"The Future of Energy" -SWITCH: An Energy Documentary Film
Thursday, Oct. 16 2014
CHINA Town Hall with Jimmy Carter (via webcast) and Dr. Terry Cooke of the China partnership of Greater Philadelphia (in-person).
Thursday, October 23 2014
"Running the Engine: How Energy Propels the Economy" with Dr. Matthew Heun, Professor of Engineering, Calvin College.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
"Energy Security as a Grand Strategy" with Dr. Shelia Ronis, National Defense University Workshop Facilitator.
More Information to Come!
Peace Corps is filling programs for 2014. 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:
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.
ON CAMPUS RESOURCES....
Rhodes & Marshall (Advisor: Dr. David Cunningham, Crossroads Project)
Peace Corps (Contact Career Services)
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
ProjectsAbroad - two to three month volunteer opportunities in various fields including teaching, medicine, and social work.