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Aug 27th PRESSURE Story Jam, SF
Story Jam
The August SF Story Jam has a great line up of first timers, a few veterans, former volunteers and non volunteer story tellers. The theme is PRESSURE – Stories about pressure situations, peer pressure, pressure to get things done, community pressure.   More>>


Grants Applications Due Aug 31st
South Bay Story Jam
NorCal's Grants Program provides funds for community development projects all around our planet. While there is no minimum-maximum size, most grants average from $500-$2000 depending on the amount requested and funds available. More>>

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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.