Kim Pernice has been with Rutgers Global since 2012. Currently, she works primarily with faculty and administrators across the university who are interested in developing memorandums of understanding (MOUs) with international institutions. She also coordinates visits for delegations from both partner and potential partner institutions, and helps to organize visits for outgoing delegations from Rutgers. Pernice oversees the Rutgers Peace Corps Recruitment Office, and works closely with the Peace Corps recruiter to raise awareness of the Peace Corps at the university.
Pernice holds a master’s of arts in sustainable development from the School for International Training (SIT) Graduate Institute and conducted her thesis fieldwork in Sri Lanka following the 2004 tsunami. She has also worked in South Sudan with a USAID-funded civil society building program, and served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Zambia from 1998–2001.
Pablo graduated from Indiana University with a BA in psychology. As a student, he worked in the clinical research department at Riley Hospital for Children and served as a translator for a medical team in Italy that served homeless and refugee populations. After graduating, Pablo served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in the Kingdom of Eswatini, where he focused on HIV/AIDS prevention projects and promoted life skills and gender equity among youth in his community. He then went to the University of Notre Dame and earned a Masters in Global Affairs, focusing on sustainable development and international education policy.
Pablo is currently a Clinical Psychology PsyD student at Rutgers as well as the Peace Corps Campus Recruiter. As the recruiter, he raises awareness about the organization and serves as a resource for students interested in applying. He also collaborates with various departments and career centers to participate in career fairs, panels, and class/group discussions about the organization. He brings a multicultural perspective that stems from his experience living in Colombia, the United States, Brazil, Italy, and Eswatini. Pablo is fluent in English, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian, and is conversant in French and siSwati.