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June, 2013

June 21 Career Fair

Posted: 6/13/2013
Are you an RPCV looking to meet potential employers in the Bay Area, get advice on job search strategies, have your resume reviewed and network with other RPCVs from the area? Then be sure to atte ... read more

Military Service - Letter to Editor

Posted: 6/11/2013
I was particularly interested in Will's write-up on our RPCV colleague from Hong Kong, Ready to Serve Again, who took his RPCV service into Air Force service, and was able to apply it so well; not onl ... read more

May 1 Volunteer Send Off

Posted: 6/9/2013
On May 1st Peace Corps and the Northern California Peace Corps Association hosted a Send Off for newly minted Peace Corps nominees. Over 300 prospective volunteers, nominees, family and friends g ... read more

Mentoring Matters Workshop

Posted: 6/9/2013
May 18, Mentoring Matters Workshop By Madeline Wu In mid-May, a small group of us gathered at the SF Public Library to talk about RPCVs transitioning back to the States. A few recent RPCVs shar ... read more

Little Bears with a Big Impact

Posted: 6/9/2013
By Michelle Kanda Berd, (pronounced Baird), Armenia, is a small town five kilometers from the Azerbaijan border. It’s rural, isolated, and forgotten by the rest of the country. Since the fall of t ... read more

However Long the Night

Posted: 6/9/2013
The most difficult challenge Peace Corps Volunteers inevitably face is a custom they find morally repugnant. Part of them says not to judge and the other part feels like they cannot stand by and do nothing. Molly Melching illuminates a middle path. ... read more