Peace Corps at the University of Iowa

Since 1961, more than 720 UI alums and 2388 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. Upcoming events are listed to the right on this page. 
  • Meet with the UI Peace Corps Representative during her walk-in hours or by appointment.
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.

 

Upcoming Events

Peace Corps Week Info Session
Monday, February 26

7-8pm
International Commons
1117 University Capitol Center

Celebrate Peace Corps Week
w/Returned Volunteers
March 3: 5:30-7:30pm

2520D UCC
Click Here for more info. 

Peace Corps Information Session
Tuesday, March 27

7- 8:00pm
Executive Boardroom
2390 University Capitol Centre
 

Peace Corps Spotlight

Henry is a graduate from the University of Iowa College of Education who has been serving in La Trinidad, Estelí, Nicaragua for the past five months. Henry is working within the Environmental Education sector where he has just wrapped up an environmental summer camp for three mornings at an urban school and two days at a rural school.

Read more about Henry.

Announcements

UI Peace Corps Walk-In Hours

Wednesdays: 12:30-2:30pm or email peacecorps@uiowa.edu to set up an appointment.

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? Click here to find your Peace Corps Recruiter.