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Stony Brook University’s Peace Corps Prep Program is open to all undergraduate students.   

Application Steps & Requirements

1. Attend a virtual Peace Corps Prep Informational

Thursday, February 17, 2022: 12 pm to 12:30 pm | Register Now
Friday, April 8, 2022: 11 am to 11:30 am | Register Now

2. Submit your letter of intent

Once you understand the program requirements you will submit your letter of intent by email to . (300-400 words)

3. Receive your assigned Peace Corps Prep Career Coach

You will be assigned to a professional career coach at the Career Center based on your target sector of interest. This staff member will serve as your Peace Corps Prep coach and will work with you individually and withing group settings to ensure that you are on track to complete the program.

Meet-Up # 1: Course selection for your targeted sector
Meet-Up # 2: Finding Experiences: Volunteering Work & Internships in your target sector
Meet-Up # 3: Resume & Professional Branding

4. Select professional development workshops ( Find Events on Handshake

The Career Center offers 100+ professional development workshops each year on topics such as Resume Writing, LinkedIn Profiles, Finding Internships, Careers In Series, Diversity Recruitment Events, IGNITE Diversity Leadership conference, and more.

5. Check-in with your Peace Corps Prep Career Coach

At least once per term, you will be expected to meet 1:1 with your Peace Corps prep coach to review your progress, address any challenges, and plan for the upcoming semester.

6. Official Application

Submit official application in order to formalize your participation in the program via email to

The deadline is rolling, however early applications are encouraged. The sooner you apply the sooner you will have a customized plan to work with.