Monday, March 10, 2008


If anyone is curious, this is the timeline of my application process. I was pretty lucky and didn't face too many difficulties both on the interview/qualification and the medical front!

August 27, 2007: Began Application
September 8, 2007: Submitted Application
September 24, 2007: Interview
October 4, 2007: Nomination
Sub-Sahara Africa, Business Advising, June 2008
October 6: Began Medical Clearance Process
January 5: Received Medical Clearance
February 9, 2008: Invitation Notice
February 19, 2008: Invitation Received
Country: Cameroon
Program: Small Business Development
Job Title: Small Business Advisor
Dates of Service: Aug. 21, 2008 - Aug. 20, 2010
Orientation Dates: June 04-06, 2008
Pre-service Training (in Bangante): June 07 - August 20, 2008.
*dates subject to change


Maria said...

Good Luck in Cameroon! I have favorite your site to track your progress over the next years and I hope you do great!

Did you pick Africa as a preferred region during your application procedure? Any other preferred regions you may have checked off? (out of curiousity)

Mark said...

Wendy, Tell us why you want to do Peace Corps! How did you come to make this decision?