International development is a highly professional sector. It is difficult to break into and demands great initiative and leadership to advance professionally within the field.
PC Prep requires three specific activities that will strengthen your candidacy for the Peace Corps (or any other professional endeavor):
- Have your resume critiqued by someone in the Hendrix Career Services office
- Attend a workshop or class on interview skills at Hendrix Career Services office
- Develop at least one leadership experience (e.g. organizing a campus event, leading a work or volunteer project, or serving on the executive board of a student organization) and be prepared to discuss it thoughtfully