Peace Corps is a program sponsored by the US government that sends corps members to countries around the world. Corps members assist in infrastructure and community development within the country they serve in. Examples of assignments include teaching, construction, community organizing, and medical aid.
Courtesy of Peace Corps
- Application deadlines are rolling, but applicants are encouraged to submit their materials 9-12 months before their desired assignment date.
- Previous volunteer service/experience is required
- Must be in good health
- Program is a 27 month assignment
- Stipend and living arrangements
- Health insurance
- Loan forgiveness