How does someone become a citizen of the world and prepare for a global job market? Peace Corps representative Brett Heimann knows exactly how. Heimann will share the personal and professional benefits of living and working in an international community, and members of the public can also take photos with the Peace Car, an eco-friendly recruiter on wheels, when he stops by Lincoln University Wednesday, Sept. 16.
Lincoln students are urged to apply by Oct. 1 for Peace Corps assignments departing in spring 2016. Heimann, who was culturally immersed for two years in Togo as a girls’ education volunteer, will be on campus and can answer questions about the application process and the benefits of Peace Corps service.
“Peace Corps service offers a unique combination of international experience and rewarding work,” says Heimann, who recommends browsing available assignments at www.peacecorps.gov/openings. “It changed my perspective of the world and allowed me to grow personally. Professionally, it underscores your level of commitment and dedication, and your ability to adapt, problem-solve and work across cultures. Today’s graduates need to seek opportunities that provide them with both international and field experience.” Continue reading “Peace Corps visits Lincoln University to find the next generation of international volunteers”