Peace Corps

Stop by and chat with Lauren Maghran, your UA recruiter. Ask her about her experiences as a Peace Corps volunteer in the Dominican Republic and find out how you can build your resume and still make a difference in the world.

Lauren Maghran is originally from Tucson, AZ and received her bachelors in Biology from the Cornell University. She served in the Dominican Republic from 2010-2012 as Community Environmental Volunteer working on a sustainable fisheries project and community development. She worked with local people in the eastern part of the country to develop sustainable environmental practices including latrines, tree planting, environmental education and projects to protect water resources.  She also worked with a women's group to make and market jewelry made out of seeds, coconut shells and other local materials.

Lauren is currently a Peace Corps Coverdell Fellow and Masters student in the Natural Resouces department. She would like to continue to work to develop sustainable environmental projects in the Tucson community.

The time to apply to Peace Corps is now!  We're currently placing qualified applicants in programs departing through Summer of 2014.  Apply on-line here, and visit UA Peace Corps on Facebook to learn more about upcoming events!!!

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Contact Information


Lauren Maghran
RPCV Dominican Republic 2010-2012 
Peace Corps Recruiter
University of Arizona


UA Career Services Office
1303 E. University Blvd.
Student Union Memorial Center, #411J
Tucson, Arizona 85721

(520) 621-7188 (office and fax)