REGIONAL CAREER EVENT AND UNITED NATIONS CAREER DAY

Due to the success of the first United Nations/RPCV Career Conference in 2013 the Northeast Recruitment Office and Returned Volunteer Services are bringing this conference back to New York City on October 23rd and 24th! We are anticipating an impressive turnout of RPCVs from across the Northeast. Spaces will go fast so follow this link to register for the sessions you’ll be able to attend and spread the word!

http://www.peacecorps.gov/resources/returned/careercen/carevents/136/

Thursday, October 23, 2014: RPCV Regional Career Event:

Theresa Lang Community and Student Center

55 West 13th Street, 2nd Floor

New York, NY 10011

8:30 – 9:00 a.m. Registration

9:00 – 9:15 a.m. Welcome and Overview

9:15 – 10:45 a.m. Storytelling in the Job Search: The Elevator Pitch & Interviewing

10:45 a.m. – 11:45 p.m. Resume Writing 101

11:45 – 12:00 p.m. Tips for Making the Most of the Career Fair

12:00 – 12:30 p.m. Leveraging Noncompetitive Eligibility (NCE) in the Federal Job Search

12:30 – 2:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00 – 1:30 p.m. Peace Corps Response Info Session (optional)

2:00 – 4:00 p.m. Career Fair featuring approximately 30 RPCV-friendly employers

6:00 – 9:00 p.m. “Around the World Fair” hosted by the Northeast Regional Recruitment Office. RPCVs are invited to host tables representing their countries of service in this high-profile, public celebration of Peace Corps service.

Friday, October 24, 2014: United Nations (UN) Career Day:

Jacob K. Javits Federal Building

26 Federal Plaza

Conference Rooms A & B

New York, NY 10278

8:30 – 9:30 a.m. Registration

9:30 – 10:00 a.m. Welcome

10:00 – 11:00 a.m. Demystifying the UN – an Overview (with Q&A)

11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Working at the UN Panel

12:30 – 2:00 p.m. Lunch

2:00 – 3:30 p.m. Networking/Conversations with UN Staff

3:30 – 4:00 p.m. Q&A/Wrap Up

Stay tuned for the RPCV Happy Hour to Follow!

Contact Information

Office of Third Goal and Returned Volunteer Services

rpcv@peacecorps.gov

202.692.1430

Byron L. Williams

Regional Recruiter, RPCV Ukraine 2011-2013, Lesotho 2003-2005

U.S. Peace Corps Northeast Regional Office

201 Varick Street, Suite 1025, New York, New York, 10014

T: 212.352.5448, F: 212.352.5441, bwilliams2@peacecorps.gov

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