Interview with Michael Svetlik, August 8, 2022

Project: Peace Corps: The Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Oral History Project

Interview Summary

Michael Svetlik served as a volunteer in Poland from 1992-1994. He served in the 5th training group and noted that the Poland program ran from 1990 – 2001. He taught English in a secondary school in a city that had been part of Germany prior to World War II. Many of the residents spoke two other languages and most of them spoke German. Michael lived in a dormitory where students who lived too far from the school also resided. He spent a summer at a language institute in Krakow. Michael met his wife, another volunteer during training.

Interview Accession

2022oh1659_pcrv0629

Interviewee Name

Michael Svetlik

Interviewer Name

Wendy Schumacher

Interview Date

2022-08-08

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Svetlik, Michael Interview by Wendy Schumacher. 08 Aug. 2022. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Svetlik, M. (2022, August 08). Interview by W. Schumacher. Peace Corps: The Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Svetlik, Michael, interview by Wendy Schumacher. August 08, 2022, Peace Corps: The Returned Peace Corps Volunteer Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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