About Peace Corps


Serve Boldly with the Peace Corps

In more than 60 countries, Peace Corps Volunteers are putting their purpose, passion, and skills to work in partnership with welcoming host communities.

As a Volunteer, you will live and work on locally prioritized projects, receiving a stipend and other support as you are immersed in a new culture. You’ll build relationships, exchange knowledge, and help transform lives for generations.

Learn more about Peace Corps and how to apply at https://www.peacecorps.gov/bold.

Peace Corps and UT Austin

The University of Texas at Austin is currently recognized as one of the historically top ten Peace Corps Volunteer-producing universities in the US. Since 1961, more than 1,922 UT graduates have contributed their skills and knowledge in 145 countries worldwide. 

UT Austin's best and brightest have represented their alma mater well, lending their skills and knowledge to programs in agriculture, business, community development, education, environment, health, and information technology.

Connect with the Recruiter

The UT Austin Peace Corps Recruiter provides on-campus recruiting and advising for current UT Austin students, staff, faculty and recent UT alumni. Please feel free to reach out by email to learn more about Peace Corps and how you can get involved.