Senior year or as a graduate. 90% of positions require a 4-year degree.
For service opportunities - volunteer opportunities in the areas of education, youth & community development, health, business & information & communication technology, agriculture, and environment (depending on the needs of the host country).
Benefit: Leadership, language, & cross-cultural experience while improving the lives of others. Volunteers are provided with a living allowance, medical and dental care, and roundtrip transportation to country of service. At the end of 27 months of service volunteers are paid $7,425 (before taxes) to assist with the transition back home.
Use this interactive map to learn more about the countries in which Peace Corps Volunteers are currently serving.
Applications accepted on rolling basis.