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Featured Events

Jan 31, Palo Alto,
Festival of Cultures &
Annual General Meeting


Join us for our biggest event of the year. Returned Peace Corps Volunteers from around Northern California will team up with the Ohlone Elementary School Global Awareness team to celebrate, learn and share experiences from over 100 countries at our Annual Festival of Cultures. We need volunteers for country presenations, international fashion show, cook international foods, organize cross culutral activities for kids and general volunteer help. Volunteer to Help>>

June 5-6, Peace Corps Connect
Registration is Open!


The National Peace Corps Association and the Northern California Peace Corps Association are pleased to announce that Peace Corps Connect will take place in Berkeley, Calif. on June 5-6, 2015. We look forward to a weekend of engaging speakers, dynamic workshops and opportunities for participants to network and share their Peace Corps stories! Details>>

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Job Search Workshop for RPCVs

3/15/14 Sat (1:00 PM - 4:00 PM)
International House at UC Berkeley
2299 Piedmont Ave, Berkeley
Contact:Katherine Macdougall (rpcv.career.fair@gmail.com)


For all RCPVs currently looking for work. NorCal is hosting a Job Search Workshop which will be led by Joe Lurie (RPCV Kenya), International House Executive Director Emeritus, currently an intercultural trainer, UCB instructor of Cross-Cultural Communications and Career Coach. www.linkedin.com/pub/joe-lurie/14/b8b/616

Agenda:

  • How to Identify Appropriate Jobs and Helpful Resources
  • Opening Doors-The Art of Networking
  • Tailoring/Customizing Intriguing/Eye-Catching Resumes and Cover Letters
  • Do's and Don'ts of Interviewing; Keys to Establishing Rapport
  • Innovative Interview Follow-Up Strategies
  • Leveraging Your Peace Corps Experience


How to Register: There is no fee to attend, but you must register in advance by submitting your resume and job objective via e-mail to rpcv.career.fair@gmail.com with the title "Job Search Workshop". Registration opens on Monday, January 27th at 9am.

You will receive a registration confirmation e-mail, provided that you have submitted your resume and job objective. Up to 40 RPCVs will be eligible to enroll for this workshop.

The first 5 RPCVS to submit their resumes once registration is open will be offered a complimentary one hour coaching session with Joe at a mutually convenient date and time after the workshop.