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The professional opportunity of a lifetime

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TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. and#8212; The Rotary Club of Truckee is looking for a young professional who wants to travel to India during January and February 2013.

Each year, Rotarians throughout the world sponsor Group Study Exchange Teams made up of four young professionals and an experienced Rotarian team leader who travel to another country to learn about the culture and the practice of their professions. This year, the team will travel to Andhra State in South Eastern India, home of the city of Hyderabad. While the exact travel dates have not yet been set, the team will leave in early to mid-January 2013, and return approximately four weeks later.

Team members must be: currently employed for at least two years in a business or profession; be between 25 and 40 years old; work or live in Rotary District 5190 (which includes Truckee, North Tahoe and Incline Village, Nev.); and be able to travel, with employerand#8217;s permission, for the entire four-week trip.

Team members are chosen by a competitive process that includes an application and interview competing against similar young professionals from Northern Nevada and Northeastern California. If you are selected, all of your transportation, housing, and food are paid for by the Rotary Foundation and Rotarians. You are responsible only for incidental expenses. The application deadline is July 20, 2012.

Want more information and an application? You can call Cathy Harry at 530-448-0635 or email at Cathy@CathyHarry.com. You can also contact Rotary District 5190 Group Study Exchange Coordinator Martha Greene at msg@wabenzi.net or by calling 775-626-3266.


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