Join the University of Miami in Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Peace Corps

The University of  Miami will help commemorate the Peace Corps’ 50 years of promoting peace and friendship around the world. In conjunction with the agency’s mission and legacy of service, they aim to honor the past, demonstrate their effectiveness, and inspire the next generation of volunteers through education and engagement.

The Peace Corps’ 50th Anniversary will be celebrated with two special events. The events will take place on September 7th and include; “Honoring Our Past, Inspiring Future Generations” Panel and “Making a Difference” Career Fair.

The career fair will take place from 4-6 PM, and the panel will follow from 6 to 7:30 PM at the UM BankUnited Center’s Fieldhouse, 1245 Dauer Drive Coral Gables. Both events are free and open to the public.

“Honoring Our Past, Inspiring Future Generations” will be moderated by Helen Aguirre-Ferré, host of WPBT2. Esteemed panelists include Peace Corps Director Aaron S. Williams, University of Miami President Donna E. Shalala, Knight Foundation President Alberto Ibargüen, and Educate Tomorrow Founder Virginia Emmons McNaught.

The career fair will feature organizations offering careers in public service, humanitarian aid and international development. More than 20 employers including federal agencies like the FBI, the State Department, the IRS and Everglades National Park, as well as state agencies like the Department of Corrections, will be looking for employees as part of the “Making a Difference” Career Fair. Also participating will be non-profit organizations like Food for the Poor and Educate Tomorrow.

Students must RSVP to this event By September 1st via email or by phone to (305) 284-6486.