Peace Corps recruitment revamp: Has it confused the mission or professionalized the process?

The Peace Corps last week announced a major overhaul to its recruitment process, which met instant criticism from returned volunteers who worry that the ease of the new system will dilute the overall mission. But is the agency just taking necessary steps to keep up with the professionalization of online volunteer portals? Devex takes a closer look.

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  • Kelli Rogers

    Kelli Rogers is an Associate Editor for Devex. Based on the U.S. West Coast, she works with Devex's team of correspondents and editors around the world, with a particular focus on gender. She previously worked as Devex’s Southeast Asia correspondent based in Bangkok, covering disaster and crisis response, resilience, women’s rights, and climate change throughout the region. Prior to that, she reported on social and environmental issues from Nairobi, Kenya. Kelli holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri, and has since reported from more than 20 countries.

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