Peace Corps at the University of Iowa

Since 1961, more than 688 UI alums and 2,346 Iowans have served as Peace Corps Volunteers using their skills around the world to serve others in peace and friendship.

Take a look at where UI alumni are currently serving abroad through Peace Corps:

UI Peace Corps Representative

Meredith Mahy Gall provides Peace Corps information and application assistance to students and community members during the academic year. Meredith hosts Peace Corps information sessions and applications workshops, attends career fairs, and shares her experience as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Botswana. You can also meet with Meredith during her walk-in office hours and by appointment. In addition, she is available to speak to classes, clubs, and organizations about Peace Corps opportunities.

UI Peace CorpsContact Information:

International Programs
1111 University Capitol Centre
Iowa City, IA 52242
319.335.0347
peacecorps@uiowa.edu

To learn about opportunities for you in the Peace Corps:

  • Visit www.peacecorps.gov
  • Attend a Peace Corps Information Session and other Peace Corps events. Click here for a full listing of events
  • Meet with the UI Peace Corps Representative during her walk-in hours or by appointment
  • Become a fan at https://www.facebook.com/UIPeaceCorps to stay up to date with the latest UI Peace Corps news or join the UI Peace Corps email list by emailing peacecorps@uiowa.edu
UI alum Farfum Ladroma having some after-school fun in Tonga, where he served as a Peace Corps volunteer from 2009-2011
UI alum Farfum Ladroma having some after-school fun in Tonga,
where he served as a Peace Corps volunteer from 2009-2011.

 

Announcements

 

UI Peace Corps Walk-In Hours

The UI Peace Corps Office will be closed from May 14-August 15th. If you have a question during this time, please contact Ryan Cairns (information below).

 For a full listing of UI Peace Corps Events, see our Facebook Page

RPCVSClick here to learn how you can become involved with the local RPCV community and recruiting events at UI

Not located in the Iowa City area? Please contact: Ryan Cairns, Peace Corps Field-Based Recruiter in the Des Moines/Ames area at 515-441-0092 or rcairns@peacecorps.gov or the Midwest Region Recruitment Office at chicago@peacecorps.gov