The timeline is different for everyone. Here is mine.
July 12: Application & Medical History Completed
July 13: Soft Skills Questionnaire and Assignment Selection Form Completed (was given 17 countries to choose from; I marked ‘Anywhere I’m Needed)
July 27: Received email that I was Under Consideration for Kyrgyz Republic
Sept 15: Skype interview
Sept 22: received/accepted invite to serve in KR (leave Apr 1); began medical clearance process (completed by 11/23)
Sept 25: completed online learning space courses & applicant portal
Oct 7: dropped off passport/visa application at PC office while I was in DC
Oct 21: Legal kit received by PC office
Nov 21: Received call saying sector I was to work with in KR is being re-evaluated; given 3 locations to choose from
Nov 23: chose Morocco; Received/accepted invite (leaving Sept 13)
Dec 16: updated Applicant Portal
Mar 1: received new medical tasks
Mar 2: notified leave date changed to Sept 19
Mar 3: connected with in country mentor!
Mar 15: received polio booster, HepB #2 and MMR (never had mumps vaccine!)
May 11: 6 month followup doctor’s appointment
May 25: Uploaded doctor report to MAP
June 3: HepB #3
June 10: Medically Cleared!