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So, you want to join the Peace Corps : what to know before you go

Author: Dillon Banerjee
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. : Ten Speed Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks, manuals, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Dillon Banerjee
ISBN: 1580080979 9781580080972
OCLC Number: 42753544
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 178 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
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.
Responsibility: Dillon Banerjee.

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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.

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