The Peace Corps
The Peace Corps is probably the most well-known international volunteer opportunity with over 4,000 positions to fill each year in the areas of Community Development, Information Technology, Business, Health, Education/Teaching, Environment, and Agriculture. All majors are welcome to apply. Don't forget to apply up to one year in advance of your desired departure date! Positions fill quickly and the earlier you apply the more opportunities that are available to you. It currently takes 9 to 12 months from the time you submit the application to begin your Peace Corps service.
For more information on the Peace Corps Events contact a recruiter at (800.424.8580)
Peace Corps Master's International Program
The School of Planning (DAAP) has instituted a new course of study in its community planning graduate degree program. The purpose of the Peace Corps Master's International Program is to work in collaboration with the US Peace Corps to prepare students for the hands-on urban planning experience they will receive while on their assignment.