Steps To Applying

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Applying to the Peace Corps is a process involving several steps, with details and paperwork at each point along the way. In a nutshell:

  1. You submit the application.
  2. You qualify based on skills and suitability.
  3. We contact you for an interview.
  4. We contact you with a placement.
  5. You get medical and legal clearance.

Sounds pretty simple, doesn't it? While it's not quite that easy, it doesn't have to be difficult. This section is designed to give you an overview of the process of becoming a Peace Corps Volunteer. When you're ready to apply and need specific guidance about completing the application, visit Apply Now.

Step 1: The Application
A step-by-step overview of the application and how to complete it. This is your opportunity to tell Peace Corps why you should be in the Peace Corps.

Step 2: The Interview
Your recruiter contacts you to set up an interview. How to prepare for this important step.

Step 3: Nomination
Your recruiter's recommendation. What it means, and what comes next.

Step 4: Medical and Legal Clearance
Health and background screening. What to expect and what you'll need to do during this time.

Step 5: Invitation and Preparation for Departure
Congratulations! Get ready for the adventure of a lifetime.

External Links[edit]

Steps To Applying Official US Peace Corps Website