Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Building an International Career: Opportunities with Peace Corps and the Department of State

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

4 p.m.

Joukowsky Forum

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A discussion with Peace Corps Regional Recruiter Kathryn Fidler and U.S. Department of State Diplomat in Residence Mary Beth Leonard about paths to becoming a Peace Corps Volunteer or a U.S. Foreign Service Officer, Specialist, and Civil Service professional with the Department of State. Peace Corps service is a unique opportunity to make a difference in a community overseas while gaining personal and professional benefits, including building the personal qualities the Foreign Service emphasizes in its recruitment process as well as preferential access to Civil Service opportunities.