News and Events

April 10, 2014: Summer Jobs in The Atlantic

The PIC and the Mayor's Summer Jobs Campaign was featured today in The Atlantic in an article on the importance of summer jobs. 

April 22-25, 2014: Mock Interview Week Volunteers Wanted!

We are looking for volunteer interviewers to participate in the PIC Mock Interview Program during April school vacation - Tuesday, April 22th- Friday, April 25th.  The Mock Interviews are a great way for Boston Public High School students to prepare for the competitive interview process leading into the 2014 Mayor’s Summer Jobs Campaign.

March 24, 2014: Mayor Walsh launches summer jobs campaign

Today the Boston Globe reported on the state of the teen employment market and Mayor Walsh's launch of the 2014 summer jobs campaign.

February 20, 2014: Boston Bar Assocation and Job Shadow Day

Today, the Boston Bar Assocation featured the PIC's job shadow day on their blog and showcased the experience of the seven local law firms that hosted a total of twenty students from Boston Community Leadership Academy, Josiah Quincy Upper High School and Charlestown High School this year. 

January 28, 2014: Boston Globe on Dropout Reduction News

The Boston Globe reported today on the significant progress the BPS and the PIC has made in reducing dropouts in Boston through the Re-Engagement Center.

October 12, 2013: State Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz Responds

State Senator Sonia Chang-Díaz responded to the headline in the Boston Globe on the bill and testimony offered at the October 8 dropout prevention hearing: "While the provision to raise the compulsory attendance age to 18 is the most publicized component of the bill, it is also the provision that least addresses the root causes of students abandoning school.