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10 Things I Wish I Knew Before Joining the Peace Corps

Jessie Beck | Posted 08.19.2014 | Travel
Jessie Beck

Here are 10 things we all wish we had known before getting ourselves into this crazy but wonderful adventure we call the Peace Corps.

WATCH: Is This The Solution For A Divided America?

The Huffington Post | Nader Salass | Posted 07.22.2013 | Impact

With American society apparently becoming increasingly polarized and pessimistic, highlighting our common denominators may be more crucial than ever t...

The Peace Corps: The Ultimate Resume-Booster

Kevin F. F. Quigley | Posted 06.25.2012 | Impact
Kevin F. F. Quigley

There has always been a connection between Peace Corps Volunteer service and jobs, although until recently that connection has been underappreciated.

Adjusting To My Job As A Peace Corps Volunteer In Botswana

Ross Szabo | Posted 08.03.2011 | Impact
Ross Szabo

In most jobs there's a learning process for everyone. Taking the time to discover the systems in place and proving what you can do has its ups and downs. After that initial phase is over, it's time to get to work.

Peace Corps Volunteer Killed In Lesotho In Southern Africa

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JOHANNESBURG (AP) -- The U.S. Embassy in Lesotho says a U.S. Peace Corps volunteer in the southern African country was shot and killed in an apparent ...

Clinton Praises World's Oldest Peace Corps Volunteer

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton praised the most senior member of the Peace Corps in the world on Tuesday, an 85-year-old Florida woman serving in ...