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Peace Corps Volunteer Manual Handbook | 2011

Peace Corps Volunteer Manual Handbook | 2011

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Peace Corps Vol Manual D/C VH11

This is a peace corps worker manual, although peace corps caveats countries vary as excusing manual for workers/volunteers.
Peace Corps Vol Manual D/C VH11

This is a peace corps worker manual, although peace corps caveats countries vary as excusing manual for workers/volunteers.

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Throughout your time on campus, you most likely will have worked with
your Master’s International (MI) campus coordinator and faculty advisor
to lay the groundwork for a proposed master’s project if such a project is
required by your school. This project may take the form of a presentation,
project paper, thesis, portfolio, or other professional work. You will be
going overseas as a Peace Corps Volunteer, and your Peace Corps
assignment will be your primary responsibility. The academic project or
research you work on will grow out of your Volunteer experience. You
must fulfll any academic requirements in concert with, and complementary

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Technical Resources and Supplementary Programs • Volunteer Handbook

to, your Peace Corps assignment. MI alumni who have successfully
completed their projects have found ways during their service to integrate
their Peace Corps responsibilities with their academic requirements. This
takes creativity, persistence, and fexibility.
Additional information on all aspects of the MI Volunteer experience
is available in the Master’s International Student Handbook. If you do not
have one, it is available from the MI staf at headquarters, from your
campus MI coordinator, and on the Peace Corps website, www.peacecorps.
gov/gradschool.

Determining Your Academic and Communication Requirements

Invariably, communication will be afected by your site placement. While
you will have access to the local postal system, you should not count on
having regular email access. You should work out a tentative, fexible
communication schedule with your MI campus coordinator and faculty
advisor that can be adapted to either postal or email availability once you
are actually in-country. It is important to understand the specifcs of your
particular program and know what is expected of you by the university.

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