The PeaceCorps website has a fresh new look. Check it out!

Screen Shot 2016-06-03 at 5.06.22 PMThe story of Peace Corps is best told by Volunteers themselves. Digital platforms allow for immersive storytelling that provides a window into communities where Volunteers serve. Data-driven market research informed a new brand platform, built to fit the Peace Corps’ unique mission, tone, and personality.

This new brand platform includes a visual identity with a bright, modern look and feel—a vital update to a historic brand. The agency has designated its longtime logo as its official seal and rolled out a new version of the logo, refreshed for digital communications. Peacecorps.gov, the agency’s website, received a complete overhaul to put the user experience first and focus on responsive, mobile-friendly design, so Americans interested in international service can find them wherever they are. Visit the new site: peacecorps.gov

What is the new Peace Corps?

Driven by their historic mission to build relationships across borders, the Peace Corps is launching a new brand platform to put the Volunteer experience at the forefront. Through immersive storytelling and digitally focused communications, Americans from all walks of life will have the chance to see themselves as Peace Corps Volunteers.

Where can You learn about Peace Corps service?

The Peace Corps lives where you live. Find them on Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, or any of our other social platforms. Visit the completely overhauled peacecorps.gov to begin a journey, and hear directly from current and returned Volunteers who share questions, concerns, and experiences. The new website is mobile-friendly, utilizes modern design principles, and provides the most relevant information to the right user at the right time.

What is the Peace Corps logo?

The Peace Corps traces its logo history to the mid-1970s. The iconic image created by graphic designer David Battle will live on as the agency’s official seal. To adapt to a digitally focused communications environment, the Peace Corps pulled key elements from the pre- existing logo, including the image of the dove, the American flag, and the U.S. colors, into
a clean, simple design that represents an agency rooted in its historic mission, but always flying toward the future.

Consider being a Volunteer by contacting our Peace Corps representative, Zoe Armstrong: zarmstrong[at]peacecorps.gov

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The White House Internship: A Public Service Leadership Program – Summer 2016

The White House Internship Program provides a unique opportunity to gain valuable professional experience and build leadership skills. This hands-on program is designed to mentor and cultivate today’s young leaders, strengthen their understanding of the Executive Office and prepare them for future public service opportunities.  The White House Internship Program’s mission is to make the “People’s House” accessible to future leaders from around the nation.

The application for the Summer 2016 White House Internship Program is open.

To apply for the White House Internship Program, please see Apply Here. For application deadlines and program dates, please see Internship Timeline and FAQs. Below is a timeline that might be handy for identifying when application deadlines are due. For Summer 2016 internships, the deadline for applying is January 15, 2016. Don’t wait to the last minute, come into CCI for our QQ and have a PCA review your application and resume.

WHIP Timeline

For an exhaustive list of White House Offices and Departments where interns work, see HERE and for a list of FAQs about how to write the application, see HERE.

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