Fw: 2009 RPCV Career Events (Berkeley Jan 31st; Washington DC Feb 10-13)
- If you're looking for job opportunities there are two upcoming events of interest. In Washington DC (see email below), the PC office is holding a 4 day workshop Feb 10-13th. Best to click through the links in the email below to reserve your space.
Locally, Jan 31st the Oakland Peace Corps office will hold an afternoon career workshop in Berkeley, followed by the NorCal annual general meeting. The workshop's draft agenda is immediately below.
Break-Out Sessions (1 p.m. to 3 p.m.)
a. Identifying your skills and interests (group session)
b. Resume and cover letter writing (group session)
c. Resume review (one on one counsel)
d. Mock interviews (one on one/panel)
e. Interview techniques (group session)
f. Navigating online job search (group)
g. Transition to the Bay Area
h. Other? Let us know!
Transitions Workshop (3:15 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.)
a. Speaker - Navigating Transition
b. Intro to the RPCV Mentor program
c. Employment Panel - Local RPCVs share observations
about their specific employment sectors. What sectors do YOU want represented?
- Foreign Service
- Public health
Career Networking (5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.)
Speak with panelists and other RPCVs about transitioning out
of Peace corps and/or to the Bay Area. Thoughts? Suggestions? Would you like to attend this
workshop or are you able to lead a session?
Check out the next eConnection or contact the Oakland PC office for more information at aconstantino@...
Considering supporting NorCal with an active paid membership. Visit either NPCA at http://www.rpcv.org/ or NorCalPCA at http://www.norcalpca.org/.
----- Forwarded Message ----
From: RVS Events <rvsevents@...>
Sent: Tuesday, December 30, 2008 7:22:48 AM
Subject: February 2009 RPCV Career Events
Dear RPCV affiliate groups:
The next Peace Corps RPCV Career Event in Washington, DC, is coming
right up! We are now registering RPCVs for this FREE four-day event,
which will take place Tuesday, February 10
through Friday, February 13, 2009. Highlights include hands-on interactive workshops
and a career fair with over 30 international, domestic, private, and public
Pre-registration is required for all sessions, and attendees
are responsible for their own travel, food, and lodging costs. Detailed
information about this event, including a schedule, is at www.peacecorps.gov/rpcv/events.
For more information, contact Returned Volunteer Services, 202.692.1430, rvsevents@....
If you�d like to post an announcement in your
e-newsletter or listserv, please find a short text below:
Register now! FREE February 2009 RPCV
Tuesday, February 10 � Friday, February 13, 2009
Reconnect with the Peace Corps community and give your job
search a jump start with four days of career-development workshops and
discussions for recently returned Peace Corps Volunteers. For more
information, visit www.peacecorps.gov/rpcv/events.
We hope you will share this with your members and encourage
them to take advantage of this exciting opportunity for RPCVs only.
Best regards and happy 2009!
Returned Volunteer Services career events
Stay connected to the Peace Corps! Visit www.peacecorps.gov/rpcv/info to
update your contact information.
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