What will you do with your one wild and precious life? Explore answers to this question during Postgraduate Volunteer Week Nov. 3-7.

The Center for Community Partnerships will sponsor a week of activities designed to help students explore full-time, post-graduate volunteer work. The goal of the week is to expand students’ understanding of how full-time volunteering can be a viable and helpful beginning to a career.

Events include:

  • Noon-1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, in Room 154, Murray-Herrick Campus Center: "Volunteer Stories of Life in Africa," a conversation with former Peace Corps volunteers.
  • 5-6 p.m . Wednesday, Nov. 5, in Room 152, Murray-Herrick Campus Center: "Using Your Volunteer Involvements for Professional Development," a dinner discussion with Dr. Barbara Gorski of UST’s Business 200 program. R.S.V.P. today, Nov. 3, in Room 153, Murray-Herrick Campus Center.
  • 7-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 6, in the Fireside Room, Koch Commons. "Stories From the Front Lines," a panel discussion with UST alumni who have done postgraduate volunteering.
  • 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 7, in Campus Square, Murray-Herrick Campus Center: Come to a Postgraduate Volunteer Fair, with staff from 20 organizations — such as Americorps, Jesuit Volunteer Corps and Lutheran Volunteer Corps – will be represented.

For more information, contact Jacob Cunningham, (651) 962-6578, or Matt Maruggi, (651) 962-6466.



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