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Join this online discussion series for Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) and those interested in life after Peace Corps.

So You’re an RPCV. Now What?

This live stream series from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey features Returned Peace Corps Volunteers and other members of our campus community. Hosts share stories of reintegration, offer practical advice on how to take the next steps in your professional development, and discuss how to best leverage your Peace Corps experience. Check out recordings of past discussions below and sign up to join the next discussion.

How to Join

Sign up for the next event in the series. Viewers can join the discussion and ask questions through video and chat. You will also receive email reminders and a recording of the conversation.

Upcoming Discussions

Future discussion topics will be posted here. In the meantime, watch recordings of our past discussions below.

Past Discussions

Episode 1 - Navigating the “R” of RPCV: What to Do When You’re Back Home

RPCVs Coleen and Patrick discuss how to navigate some common challenges Peace Corps Volunteers face after finishing their service, and how recently returned PCVs can use the transition back to prepare for their personal and professional next steps.

Episode 1: Navigating the “R” of RPCV: What to Do When You’re Back Home

Episode 2 - The Peace Corps Advantage: How to Leverage your PC Experience for Interviews and Applications

Peace Corps Coverdell Fellow, Chelsea Segal, and our Senior Director of Global Recruiting, Devin Lueddeke, discuss how to enhance your interview skills, resume, and application efforts to reflect your Peace Corps service. They address how to use your transition back to prepare for your professional next steps.

Watch the recording.

Episode 3 - Bringing it home with the Middlebury Institute: An inside look at our Coverdell Fellows Program

Join some of the Coverdell Fellows at the Middlebury Institute to talk about their decision to apply to the Middlebury Institute, what their experience has been like as a Fellow, and how they are serving their new community.

Watch the recording.

Advance Your Career

The Middlebury Institute is a graduate school for people who want professional careers that advance understanding, promote peace, and drive positive change in the world. Find out if the Middlebury Institute can help you achieve your personal and professional goals:

Integrate Peace Corps Service into a Graduate Degree

Know anyone interested in integrating Peace Corps service into their graduate degree? Encourage them to consider our Options for Peace Corps Service program, which allows them to do their service between their first and second years and receive a 50% scholarship for their final semester.

Refer a friend to the Middlebury Institute.