Peace Corps

A Message from the Coordinator

"The toughest job you'll ever love":  Peace Corps basics and opportunities

Learn about Peace Corps through the experiences of volunteers with connections to Ohio State in this short video.




Ohio State University ranks among top volunteer-producing colleges and universities in 2020 

There are 62 Buckeyes currently volunteering in countries around the world.The university held strong at its No. 6 spot from last year’s ranking on the annual list. Consistently ranked in the top 10 for the last eight years, Buckeyes have shown their commitment to helping people in interested countries meet their need for trained men and women. The university is among three Ohio schools on the list this year.  “Everything I have done during the last two and a half years as a volunteer in central Peru has been possible because of the amazing education and opportunities that I received at Ohio State,” said Shelby Crosier, a health education volunteer. Read more

Join the Club!  Ohio State's Peace Corps Club

The Peace Corps Club at Ohio State was established in 2010 to inform the student body about the Peace Corps and community service related projects. The group's mission is to create competitive Peace Corps applicants, fulfill volunteer needs within the community, and bring like-minded people together. Visit the club's website and blog to learn more about volunteer opportunities in Columbus as well as updates and helpful tips when applying for the Peace Corps.