Learning outside the classroom and beyond the school day
For young people, the workplace offers an opportunity to build critical skills that complement academic learning - sills like communication, collaboration, and time management.
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College completion and career connections
The PIC provides postsecondary coaching services to Boston students as part of Success Boston, the city's college completion initiative.
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Leaving no young adult behind
Even as we focus on advancing Boston youth from high school to meaningful careers, the PIC is dedicated to re-engaging those who have fallen behind or left school altogether.
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Partners in creating an efficient and effective healthcare system.
The Boston Healthcare Careers Consortium brings together Boston’s largest hospitals and other key organizations.
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September 8, 2022
Analog Devices, Inc. Hosts First High School Internship Program
This year, ADI, a semiconductor manufacturing company headquartered in Wilmington, Massachusetts, partnered with the PIC to host 20 students from the John D. O’Bryant School of Mathematics and Science as part of the company’s first high school internship program. The PIC interns worked across ADI’s various business groups on engineering and tech projects ranging from validating circuits to researching the audio components in AR headsets.... READ MORE
September 6, 2022
Dana-Farber Supports Boston’s Future Healthcare Workforce
The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, in partnership with the Boston Private Industry Council and the Boston Public Schools, opens its doors to more than 40 high school interns each year as part of its summer jobs and workforce development program.... READ MORE
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SCHOOL-TO-CAREER BY THE NUMBERS
2,511
BPS students obtained summer jobs
through the PIC
Over
$9 million
employer-paid wages generated,
school-year and summer
54%
of BPS 2018 graduates obtained a
job or internship in high school through the PIC
OPPORTUNITY YOUTH BY THE NUMBERS
3,338
students re-engaged through BPS-PIC collaboration since 2006
983
students enrolled into BPS through the REC have earned a high school diploma
849
students dropped out of BPS during SY17-18,
an increase of 153
POSTSECONDARY SUCCESS BY THE NUMBERS
52%
of Boston’s residents 25 and older have an Associate or higher degree
512
community college and transfer students coached by the PIC
66%
of BPS Class of 2018 graduates enrolled in college the year after
CAREER CENTERS BY THE NUMBERS
15,515
job seekers served at Boston career centers
761
employers held job fairs and recruitment events
$21.61
average wage upon employment for career center customers
EMPLOYER ENGAGEMENT BY THE NUMBERS
123
private sector employers hired a student through the PIC
43
employers hosted student job shadows
45
employers participated in the Healthcare Careers Consortium and TechHire initiatives
BOSTON'S WORKFORCE SYSTEM BY THE NUMBERS
14,881
job seekers served at Boston career centers
698
employers held job fairs and recruitment events
$23.52
average wage upon employment for career center customers