November 12, 2004: Headlines: NPCA: Career Counseling: NPCA: NPCA Introduces Interactive Online Career Center

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NPCA Introduces Interactive Online Career Center

NPCA Introduces Interactive Online Career Center

NPCA Introduces Interactive Online Career Center

NPCA Introduces Exciting Interactive Online Career Center

The National Peace Corps Association now has an online, interactive career center and virtual community, for the 170,000 people who have served in the Peace Corps as volunteers and staff!

Visit to access a wide variety of resources to help you with your job search or career planning. And since it's an online community, you can put in your two cents just about everywhere!

This site contains:

" An online job board and resume database. You can find jobs posted by recruiters looking to tap volunteers' skills and experience, and post your resume so employers can find you before they post their jobs. Or if you are an employer looking to hire RPCVs, advertise your jobs here.

" Career articles, written by professional career counselors and recruiters, specifically for the Peace Corps community!

" A calendar of career events. RPCVs anywhere can post important career-related goings-on.

" Hundreds of Web links, which you can add to and comment on. Gone are the days where lists of anonymous-sounding websites lead you astray and waste your time without providing any useful information.

" If you prefer your resources the "old fashioned" printed-paper-you-can-hold-in-your-hand-and-know-it's-real way, you'll find an extensive list of print publications to suit your career planning needs.

" A discussion board: Don't see anything on the site that suits your need? Post a question! RPCVs have served in over 137 countries across the globe -- why not ask those who've "been there and done that?" These are categorized by topic.

Forum topics are always changing. Right now: Have you ever had an interview disaster? Share your story of an interview disaster and receive a free G-Mail account.

We invite you to try out the site at and let us know what you think! You can can send us your feedback at


When this story was posted in November 2004, this was on the front page of PCOL:

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Congressman Norm Dicks has asked the U.S. attorney in Seattle to consider pursuing charges against Dennis Priven, the man accused of killing Peace Corps Volunteer Deborah Gardner on the South Pacific island of Tonga 28 years ago. Background on this story here and here.
Volunteer Death in Morocco Volunteer Death in Morocco
Returned Peace Corps Volunteers mourn the loss of Peace Corps Volunteer Melissa Mosvick who died as a result of a public bus accident on Saturday, November 6, 2004, in Ouarzazate, Morocco.
Your vote makes a difference Your vote makes a difference
Make a difference on November 2 - Vote. Then take our RPCV exit poll. See how RPCV's are voting and take a look at the RPCV voter demographic. Finally leave a message on why you voted for John Kerry or for George Bush. Previous poll results here.
Kerry reaches out to Returned Volunteers Kerry reaches out to Returned Volunteers
The Kerry campaign wants the RPCV vote. Read our interview with Dave Magnani, Massachusetts State Senator and Founder of "RPCVs for Kerry," and his answers to our questions about Kerry's plan to triple the size of the Peace Corps, should the next PC Director be an RPCV, and Safety and Security issues. Then read the "RPCVs for Kerry" statement of support and statements by Dr. Robert Pastor, Ambassador Parker Borg, and Paul Oostburg Sanz made at the "RPCVs for Kerry" Press Conference.

RPCV Carl Pope says the key to winning this election is not swaying undecided voters, but persuading those already willing to vote for your candidate to actually go to the polls.

Take our poll and tell us what you are doing to support your candidate.

Finally read our wrap-up of the eight RPCVs in Senate and House races around the country and where the candidates are in their races.
Director Gaddi Vasquez:  The PCOL Interview Director Gaddi Vasquez: The PCOL Interview
PCOL sits down for an extended interview with Peace Corps Director Gaddi Vasquez. Read the entire interview from start to finish and we promise you will learn something about the Peace Corps you didn't know before.

Plus the debate continues over Safety and Security.

Read the stories and leave your comments.

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