Can an assignment with the Peace Corp lead to a salaried job?

Well, I just took the FSOT and am awaiting the results (I wish they were faster!). As a plan B (just in case) I am considering joining the Peace Corp if it could lead to a salaried job after an assignment or two. Does anyone know or have experience with this? Your input would be greatly appreciated. I would also appreciate any other suggestions for a plan B. Thanks

Asked By: Enlightenme! - 1/2/2008
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I served as a PCV in Borneo, 35 years ago. There were about 30 of us in a training group. All of us found gainful employment afterwards; one with the state department, I as a teacher, another person on a phosphate mine. The PCV experience helps, but you don't go from being, for instance, a teacher at Saratok Government... More
Answered By: Ted Pack - 1/10/2008
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It always looks great on a resume. The Peace Corps is a character builder.
Answered By: AJ - 1/2/2008
Yes, the experience is highly valued. I was in Teacher Corps/Peace Corps. I had a bundle of job offers after my two year stint.
Answered By: i - 1/8/2008
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