Peace Corps

Peace Corps was founded to promote world peace and friendship.

Discover the benefits of serving overseas with the Peace Corps. Approximately 9,000 Peace Corps volunteers currently live in more than 65 countries working in the areas of education, environment, agriculture, community development, youth development, health and HIV/AIDS, community economic development, and information and communication technology. Peace Corps volunteers must be U.S. citizens and at least 18 years of age. Peace Corps service is a 27-month commitment. Visit for more information about how you can launch an international career with the Peace Corps.