Considering the Peace Corps?

The Peace Corps is increasing the number of volunteer positions which includes opportunities for college graduates to apply right now and into the summer and fall. Peace Corps is gearing up for significant volunteer growth, with a goal of 10,000 Volunteers serving around the globe during Peace Corps’ 50th Anniversary year 2011.

The Peace Corps continues to seek applicants with specific skill sets in education, agriculture, environment, health and business, as well as applicants majoring in areas such as Liberal Arts, Humanities, Languages, International Studies, Political Science, Anthropology, and Communications.

Benefits of Peace Corps Service include :

  • Paid living expenses, Full health and dental coverage in service
  • 48 vacation days over two years
  • $7,425 readjustment allowance upon service completion
  • Deferment or partial cancelation of some student loans
  • Job placement support and federal employment advantage
  • International work experience and cultural exchange
  • Fluency in foreign language and chance to travel
  • Affordable health insurance after service

To learn more about the Peace Corps, the benefits, how to apply or to talk with a recruiter, go to

INTERNSHIPS FROM ACCOUNTING TO ZOOLOGY “How to Find Your Dream Internship 2010″

Thursday, January 28, 2010
12 Noon – 1 p.m. in MAC Room 137

This webinar features:

  • How many internships are needed
  • When to start your search
  • Internship tips for freshmen through seniors
  • How to get a post-degree internship
  • Virtual internships
  • Features of a good internship
  • How to turn a bad internship good
  • On and off-line internship resources
  • How to craft resume items to get that internship when you have no experience at all.

Industry expert Donald Asher will guide you through the different internship options currently available and the strengths and weaknesses of each type. He’ll also provide tips to students how to market their internships on resumes and to employers during interviews.

No RSVP necessary. We hope to see you there!

Interested in exploring career options in sustainability?

“Realizing our Sustainable Future”

In support of this year’s UW-Green Bay campus common theme – Realizing Our Sustainable Future – this page presents a list of resources for those who are interested in exploring career options in sustainability.

The resources below (listed alphabetically) are just a small, representative sample of the many different organizations and tools available for exploring careers in sustainability.

Alliance for Sustainable Jobs & the Environment

American Solar Energy Society

American Wind Energy Association


Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education

Bright Green

Careers in Wind

Earth Day Network

Energy Action Coalition

Energy Action Jobs Board


Environmental Career Opportunities

Environmental Leadership Program

Federal Network for Sustainability

Green Careers Center

Green Collar Association

Green Corps

Green Energy Jobs

Green Jobs Network


The Job Seeker – Environmental Jobs Service
(See Complete Issues in the PRO Resource Library)

Jobs in Biofuels

National Parks Conservation Association

National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition

Peace Corps

Power Industry Jobs

Renewable Energy World

Sierra Student Coalition

Student Conservation Association

Sustainability @ Wisconsin (UW-Madison)

Sustainable Business


Water Environment Federation

View the University’s Common Theme website at:

Miss the 2009 Fall Job & Internship Fair?

Students – Did you have class and miss the event? Perhaps you ran out of time and didn’t get to visit with someone. You can still connect with these employers by using the “Drop Resume” function in PRO. Log in to PRO to view the Fall Job & Internship Fair information in the Career Events tab, research employers and their opportunities, and submit a resume and cover letter to connect with them.

See our CareerSpots clips (short 3 minute videos) about how to Follow Up with Employers and The Art of Saying Thank You.