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Register Now! RPCV United Nations & Career Events

Mark your calendars for April 18th and 19th! The Northeast Recruitment Office and Returned Volunteer Services have teamed up to put together an impressive schedule of career development and professional networking events. We are pulling out all the stops for this event and we are anticipating an equally impressive turnout of RPCVs from across the Northeast.

Spaces will go fast so follow this link to see the schedule and register now for the sessions you'll be able to attend!
(Pre-registration closes at midnight EST on Monday, April 15, 2013.)

Thursday, April 18, 2013: RPCV Regional Career Event
New York University
Wasserman Center for Career Development
2nd Floor
133 E. 13th Street
New York, NY 10003

8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Registration

9:00 a.m. – 12 p.m. Career Workshops

Attend this series of career workshops to learn techniques for telling your Peace Corps story in the job-search setting and exchange RPCV-specific career advice and best practices.

12 – 12:30 p.m. Q&A with Acting Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet

Peace Corps’ Acting Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet wants to hear from you and will be on hand to answer questions from RPCVs attending the Career Event.

2 – 4:30 p.m. RPCV Career Fair

Approximately 20 organizations in the public, private, and nonprofit sector will be on hand to meet with RPCVs about current and future job openings.

6 – 7:30 p.m. “Around the World with Peace Corps” Recruitment Event

Help prospective volunteers, current applicants, and invitees catch a glimpse of what it’s like to serve abroad in the Peace Corps.

Friday, April 19, 2013: RPCV – United Nations (UN) Career Day

Jacob J. Javitz Federal Building
26 Federal Plaza
Conference Rooms A & B
New York, NY 10278

8:45 - 9:30 a.m. Registration

9:30 – 10 a.m. Welcome Remarks

Peace Corps’ Acting Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet and Deputy Ambassador to the UN Rosemary DiCarlo will deliver opening remarks to kick off the day.

10 – 10:45 a.m. Demystifying the UN: An Overview

A UN hiring manager will discuss the UN structure and function, how to navigate the UN system, and career opportunities to get your ‘foot in the door’ at the UN.

11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Panel: Working at the UN

UN representatives from various agencies will be on hand to discuss the work they do as well as the overall role their agency plays within the UN.

1:30 – 3:30 p.m. Networking/Conversations with UN Staff

UN staff will mix and mingle with RPCVs and answer questions in this informal breakout session.

3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Peace Corps Response (PCR) Information Session

A PCR staff member will be on hand to inform RPCVs about exciting opportunities to serve overseas again in high impact, short-term assignments.

4:30 – 7:30 p.m. RPCV Networking Hour

Hosted by the local Brooklyn/Queens RPCV Group, RPCVs will be given the chance to unwind and chat with fellow RPCVs from the NYC area. This is a great opportunity to continue practicing the networking skills you learned during Thursday’s career sessions. Offsite – location TBD.

Thank you and we look forward to seeing you in New York in April!

Kind regards,

The Office of Third Goal and Returned Volunteer Services

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  • karin

    I tried to register for the “Around the World with Peace Corps” Recruitment Event however I got a message that registration is closed despite the above note stating that registration closes at midnight on 4/15/13...

    April 13, 2013

    • Anthony T.

      Hi Karin, Thanks for your question. As Andrea said, we reached our max capacity for the Around the World event so we had to take that down early. All the other events should still be open through tomorrow. See you soon! Anthony

      April 14, 2013

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