Peace Corps is a United States government agency that sends American citizens abroad to promote world peace and friendship. This is done by providing trained women and men to interested host countries to help support their development needs.
Peace Corps volunteers also share their American culture with other peoples while learning more about their host countries’ cultures and sharing it with Americans back in the U.S. Volunteers currently serve in over 60 different countries for 27 months in six different sectors:
- Youth in Development
- Community Economic Development, and
General Information Meetings
Join CSU’s Peace Corps Representative and Returned Peace Corps Volunteers to learn helpful strategies for applying and hear about the realities and logistics of service. Information meetings are free and open to the public.
Events During Spring 2020
General Information Meeting
Feb 26, 1-2 p.m., at the Lory Student Center, Room 376
Peace Corps Week Celebration
March 5, 5 – 7 p.m., at the Global Village Museum
Come mingle with returned Peace Corps volunteers from the Fort Collins community!
All Campus Career Fair
Feb 12-13, 10:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., at the Lory Student Center Ballrooms
Annual Peace Corps Volunteer Send-Off
May 6, 5 – 6 p.m., at the Lory Student Center (Room TBD)
For those who plan to apply in the near future or who have already begun their application, please join us to learn about the application process and best strategies for applicants. Feel free to bring your resume for advice on how to present your experience to Peace Corps.
If you cannot make it to an information session, you can pick up information at our booths at CSU Career Fairs when they occur.
Open Office Hours
Lory Student Center 338
Tuesdays from 11 a.m. through 1 p.m.
Peace Corps Staff
CSU Peace Corps Representative
Assistant CSU Peace Corps Representative