Peace Corps Week 2020

When:
March 3, 2020 – March 7, 2020 all-day
2020-03-03T00:00:00-06:00
2020-03-08T00:00:00-06:00

Celebrate Peace Corps’s 59th anniversary by participating in Peace Corps week 2020!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 3, 2020

MEET PEACE CORPS: HEALTH AND AGRICULTURE ORIENTED

12-4 PM @ COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND LIFE SCIENCES

Get to know returned Peace Corps volunteers who worked in the Health and Agriculture sectors.

 

March 4, 2020

MEET PEACE CORPS: BUSINESS ORIENTED

12-4 PM @ WISCONSIN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS

Get to know returned Peace Corps volunteers who worked in the Business sector.

 

APPLICATION WORKSHOP

3:30-5 PM @ 6176 HELEN C. WHITE

Stop by to get help on the Peace Corps application process and meet people who’ve been in your shoes and succeeded.

If you’re not to the application point yet, but you are thinking about Peace Corps as a post-graduation option, come find out what you can do now to make your application process in the future easier.

 

7TH ANNUAL STORY SLAM

6:30-8:30 PM @ THE RIGBY PUB AND GRILL

Come to hear speakers from just about every functional area of Peace Corps entertain and engage you in 5-minute stories from their service. This year’s Story Slam theme is “The Tipping Point.”

Story-tellers share answers to questions like… What was your “aha” moment in Peace Corps? What happened that suddenly the reason for your service became clear? Or that your reason for being in that country, at that time, became clear?

 

March 6, 2020

HUMAN LIBRARY

2:15-5 PM @ 260 BASCOM

Drop in to chat with a recruiter, connect with other students on the Peace Corps path, and speak with returned Peace Corps Volunteers about their international experiences.

 

March 7, 2020

FREEZE FOR FOOD 5K AND 10K

BOTH RACES BEGIN AND END @ THE VILAS PARK SHELTER

The RPCVs of Wisconsin-Madison collaborate with Open Doors for Refugees to plan this annual 5K/10K Run/Walk at Vilas Park. You are invited to run and walk with them to raise funds for food security projects related to refugees in Wisconsin. For information on this event and how to register, visit: Freeze For Food