Peace Corps

The Peace Corps recruiting office at Michigan State University is dedicated to communicating the goals and objectives of the United States Peace Corps to the MSU community. We work to encourage interest in the Peace Corps and improve potential applicants' qualifications and competitiveness. We also make continual efforts toward Peace Corps' Third Goal, that of sharing the culture of our host country with Americans, in coordination with the Returned Peace Corps Volunteer community in Greater Lansing.

About Peace Corps

Peace_Corps_Logo_Primary_CMYK.pngAs the preeminent international service organization of the United States, the Peace Corps sends Americans abroad to tackle the most pressing needs of people around the world. Peace Corps Volunteers work at the grassroots level toward sustainable change that lives on long after their service—at the same time becoming global citizens and serving their country. When they return home, Volunteers bring their knowledge and experiences—and a global outlook—that enriches the lives of those around them.

The Peace Corps' Mission

To promote world peace and friendship by fulfilling three goals:

  • To help the people of interested countries in meeting their need for trained men and women
  • To help promote a better understanding of Americans on the part of the peoples served
  • To help promote a better understanding of other peoples on the part of Americans

If you're interested in learning more about the United States Peace Corps, the application process, feedback on your application, or joining the RPCV community, contact us! We'll be happy to help!

Erika Kraus
Benin, 2005-2008

Chad Papa
Senegal, 2012-2014

MSU Peace Corps
International Center
427 N. Shaw Lane, Room 202B
East Lansing, MI 48824