Reconnect While Building Your Career: Peace Corps Connect — Boston 2013
By Kelly Reid on Monday, June 24th, 2013
Sharing stories, sharing knowledge, and sharing opportunities — this year’s Peace Corps Connect — Boston event is just around the corner, and for the career-minded Returned Peace Corps Volunteer (RPCV), this conference will provide a full range of career-building workshops, speakers, and tips. If you haven’t registered yet, there is still time! Check out the event page here and register TODAY! No matter what your post-Peace Corps career goals may be, the Peace Corps Connect event is sure to have something to suit your needs.
Amongst a full schedule of prominent speakers and fascinating panels are career workshops, segments specifically designed and organized to help RPCVs in reaching their career goals. The first workshop, “Career Development Workshop: Resumes, Networking, and Job Searching” is on Friday, June 28, with another workshop, “Career Development Workshop: What is your career design?,” on the following day. There will also be a significant amount of time for networking with your fellow RPCVs and other members of the Peace Corps community throughout the weekend.
The career goals of RPCVs are often as varied as the countries in which they served. Thankfully, Peace Corps Connect — Boston has a range of career-based activities that cover all the bases! Are you seeking a career in public service? Check out RPCVs in Public Service featuring Senator Harris Wofford, State Senator David Magnani, and Boston Mayoral Candidate Charlotte Golar Richie. Are you an RPCV who can not wait to begin work on the Third Goal of “bringing the world home?” Stop in to hear RPCVs “Bringing the World Home” Through Their Careers featuring Marco Werman, Anchor and Senior Producer with The World, Tim Prestero, Founder and CEO of Design that Matters, and Phil Lilienthal, Founder and President of Global Camps Africa. A full schedule of all the events planned for this exciting Boston weekend can be found here.
Check out the Poster Presentations to see what innovative projects your fellow RPCVs have been working towards, and discover new opportunities for advocacy beyond the Peace Corps. Any way you look at it, this event is going to be a great opportunity to catch up with old friends, acquaint yourselves with new RPCVs, and receive advice and help on building your career from a variety of sources. Don’t wait, Peace Corps Connect — Boston is coming fast! Register NOW!