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Author Banerjee, Dillon.

Title So, you want to join the Peace Corps : what to know before you go / Dillon Banerjee.

Imprint Berkeley, Calif. : Ten Speed Press, c2000.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Non-Fiction  361.6 B215    ---  Available
Description xiii, 178 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Note Includes index.
Contents Pre-application jitters -- How to pack for a two-year trip -- Peace Corps training: learning the ropes -- Managing your money -- Living like the locals -- Common medical and safety concerns -- Staying in touch with home -- The social scene -- The toughest job you'll ever love? -- Rules to live by: Peace Corps policy -- Traveling like a pro -- Post-Peace Corps.
Summary Dillon Banerjee spent two years as a Peace Corp volunteer in Cameroon and offers an insider's perspective on the organization, the work, the joys, the trials, and the tribulations. "So, You Want to Join the Peace Corps" provides the real scoop only a returned volunteer has access to. So you're looking into joining the Peace Corps & you've got questions galore. Will you have running water? How will the culture shock affect you? Will your work schedule allow you time to travel & explore the region in which you're stationed? So, You Want to Join the Peace Corps provides the real scoop only a returned volunteer has access to-a far cry from the "official" information that the government prints. If you're eager to know what the Peace Corps experience is really like, you've come to the right place.
Subject Peace Corps (U.S.) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
ISBN 1580080979 (pbk.)
9781580080972 (pbk.)

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