News from the PIC
PIC Board & Council Members and Designees Join MA Governor-Elect Healey’s Workforce Development Transition Committee
Congratulations to six of the PIC’s Board and Council members and designees on their recent appointment to Massachusetts Governor-elect Maura Healey’s Workforce Development Transition Committee.
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.
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.
This summer, Amya Walters and Arthur Le interned at Goody Clancy, earning not only valuable work experience and in-depth knowledge of the field but also an understanding of whether they want to pursue architecture as a career.
For over 30 years, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, one of the country’s industry leaders, has invested in scientific innovation to create transformative medicines for people with serious diseases. Vertex is also investing in future talent by providing programs to inspire and equip the next generation to love science and pursue a career in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM).
$23M Grant Awarded to Economic Development and Industrial Corporation of Boston to Support Workforce Development
The Economic Development and Industrial Corporation of Boston (EDIC) has been awarded a $23 million grant as part of the $500 million Good Jobs Challenge funded by President Biden’s American Rescue Plan!
This summer, several PIC architecture interns joined the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) for a walking and planning tour of Sullivan Square, the Mystic River waterfront, and Charlestown.
The PIC joined a special event launching Success Boston’s new equity framework and celebrating the commitment of 15 local higher education institutions to the postsecondary success of all Boston students, particularly those from historically and currently underserved groups.
Vania Ramos was eager for more career help, so when she was introduced to the PIC’s new Job Club Program, she did not hesitate to join. The PIC Job Club, a five-week workshop on job readiness, provides education and support to Bunker Hill Community College students looking for work and acts as a support group for job seekers.