July 2011 Regional RPCV Career Event: Chicago, IL
Wednesday, July 13, 2011 LocationRalph H. Metcalfe Federal Building, 77 West Jackson Boulevard, Chicago, IL 60604
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Returned Volunteer Services is coming back to Chicago! At this FREE event, you will practice telling your professional Peace Corps story to a variety of audiences, connect with other returned Volunteers, and explore ways to get involved in Peace Corps activities with the Chicago Regional Recruitment Office. You’ll also chat with local employers in the public, private, and nonprofit sector at the afternoon career fair.
Register now! Contact:
Returned Volunteer Services
Because of the many opportunities in the federal government, first-year RPCVs with noncompetitive eligibility are especially encouraged to attend.
Pre-registration closes at midnight EDT on Friday, July 8, 2011.
Schedule of Events
Registration, 9:00 – 9:30 a.m.
Career Workshops, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Attend this series of career workshops to learn techniques for telling your Peace Corps story in the job-search setting. Get RPCV-specific job-searching advice and best practices.
Regional Recruitment Office Information Session, 12:30 – 1:00 p.m.
Attend this information session to meet staff from the Chicago Recruitment Office, and learn about opportunities to tell your Peace Corps story as you engage in Peace Corps’ third goal and recruitment activities.
Lunch, 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
(Bring it with you, or purchase on your own)
RPCV Career Fair, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. (with employer introductions at 2:00 p.m.)
Approximately fifteen organizations in the public, private, and nonprofit sector will be on hand to meet with RPCVs about current and future job openings.
Registered employers currently include:
Academy for Urban School Leadership
CCS – Fundraising, Development, Consultants
First Command Financial Services
Illinois Department of Human Services
One Acre Fund
Teach for America
U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)
U.S. Department of Labor
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of State – UN Employment Information and Assistance Unit
U.S. PIRG (Public Interest Research Group)