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Location, Hours, and Contact Information

The U-M Peace Corps office is located in the U-M International Center at the Ann Arbor central campus, Student Activities Building (SAB).

Location

U-M International Center
1500 Student Activities Building
515 E. Jefferson Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1316
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Winter 2015 Office Hours

Monday 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 1:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Events

Date Time Event Location
Wednesday, January 28 5:30-7pm Information Session 3752 School of Social Work, 1080 South University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Tuesday, February 3 5-6pm Cracking the Peace Corps Interview International Center Conference Room, 1500 Student Activities Building
Thursday, February 12 6-7:30pm Information Session Dana 1040 - School of Natural Resources and Environment
Wednesday, February 18 4-5pm Application Workshop International Center Conference Room, 1500 Student Activities Building
Thursday, March 12 4pm Information Session B780 School of Social Work, 1080 South University Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Wednesday, March 18 TBD Government Career Fair Eastern Michigan University
Friday, March 20 9am-3pm Michigan Collegiate Job Fair Burton Manor - Livonia
Thursday, April 9 4-5pm Information Session School of Information, 777 N. University, 2nd Floor (Above Panera)
Tuesday, April 15 5-6pm Application Workshop International Center Conference 
Room, 1500 Student Activities Building

Please send peace.corps@umich.edu an email to schedule an advising appointment.

U-M Peace Corps Office Advisors

Katie Collins, Peace Corps Recruiter, is a Masters student at the Ford School of Public Policy. She received her B.S. in International Affairs from Eastern Michigan University in 2010. After graduating, Katie served as an English teacher in Ukraine from 2010-2012 where she taught grades 2-11 at a multicultural school. Her secondary projects included working with community members to create a healthy lifestyles training center at her school, facilitating youth leadership seminars and helping write and judge the National English Olympiad. Katie is a Pickering Fellow at U-M and will work for the State Department after graduation as a Foreign Service Officer.

Benjamin Morse, Peace Corps Recruiter, is a Masters student at the School of Natural Resource and Environment (SNRE). He earned his B.S. in Natural Resource, Recreation and Tourism from Colorado State University in 2011. Benjamin served in Hawzien, Ethiopia from 2011 to 2013 as a Conservation, Natural Resource Management Specialist. During his service he partnered with Millennium Village Projects, an American-based NGO, to pilot a community-based eco-tourism initiative that focused on poverty alleviation. Benjamin also coordinated the provision of over 20,000 fruit trees to rural farmers and conducted subsequent orchard establishment trainings in his district. As a secondary project, Benjamin developed Kids for Kids, an innovative educational music video project that focused on high-priority topics in health, education and the environment that were brought forth by the community. Near the end of his service, Benjamin partnered with several other volunteers to complete a 175-mile run across Northern Ethiopia to raise awareness for HIV/AIDS and to raise funds for imagine1day, a Canadian-based NGO that works in equal opportunity education.

Contact Us

734.647.2182
peace.corps@umich.edu



Last reviewed: 01/15