FPA U Course: International Volunteer Opportunities

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Foreign Policy Association

Event Details

Saturday, October 2, 2010
10:00 AM - 12:30 PM 
Scandinavia House
58 Park Avenue
New York, NY
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Event Description

So you want to change the world, and you're willing to volunteer your time to do it? While the Peace Corps has a strong track record of providing the quintessential volunteer experience, it's not the only game in town.

This course will help explain the myriad of options a globally minded volunteer has when seeking out opportunities abroad.

In this course you will learn:

  • Tips on the Peace Corps application and placement process
  • Alternatives to the Peace Corps
  • Travel/Volunteer trips and other short term opportunities
  • How volunteering can offset student loans
  • How to leverage your volunteer experience into a paid gig when you return

Who should take this seminar?

  • Mid career professionals interested in volunteering abroad
  • Students and graduate students
  • Young professionals

Event Speakers

    • Steven C. Rosenthal
      Founder and Director, C ross-Cultural Solutions

      Steven C. Rosenthal founded Cross-Cultural Solutions in 1995, and as its director, has traveled extensively throughout the world making frequent trips to the field. He has worked with at-risk youth in the United States and been a consultant for numerous international volunteering organizations domestically and abroad.

    • Steven C. Rosenthal

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