News from the PIC

PIC and Bunker Hill Community College Celebrate First Job Club Program Graduation

The PIC celebrated the completion of its first Job Club program, a series of career readiness workshops for Bunker Hill Community College students.

Summer Interns Receive Job Experience and Mentoring at Related Beal

Over the course of their internships, BPS students learned and developed many professional and practical skills, allowing them to grow and take a step closer to pursuing their ideal careers. These skills, however, aren’t the only things students built upon this summer. Many interns also established great professional relationships and connections with mentors in their fields of interest.

Interns Return to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute for Year-round Job Experiences

Abigail Williams is a senior at the John D. O’Bryant School of Mathematics and Sciences and an aspiring physician assistant. She jumped at the chance to push herself to grow and develop herself personally and professionally by interning at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) through the PIC Summer Internship Program.

Boston PIC Summer 2021 Internship Program

With the COVID-19 pandemic moving into a new phase and taking lessons from the "Summer like no other" in 2020, Boston Public Schools (BPS) high school students returned to Boston’s summer jobs program.

Re-Engaged: 2021 Boston Mayoral Candidates Forum on Youth and Young Adult Issues

All five candidates for Mayor of Boston appeared on a campaign forum and spoke knowledgeably on issues such as youth voice, alternative education, community college, mental health, career pathways, and high school internships.

Summer Interns Express Their Creativity at the Actors’ Shakespeare Project

Boston is home to a vibrant and thriving arts culture. To give students the opportunity to work in arts organizations, the PIC partners with EdVestors, which organizes the Bloomberg Arts Internship (BAI) with funding from Bloomberg Philanthropies.

Internships at Tufts Medical Center Prepare Boston’s Future Healthcare Professionals

Boston has long been a leader in U.S. healthcare, with some of the nation’s best physicians and hospitals calling the city home. Ja’Karri Pierre and Jenny Wang, 2021 graduates of the Boston Latin School, hope to join the city’s dynamic healthcare workforce in the future.

2021 Mayor's Summer Jobs Campaign Kickoff

During the 2021 Mayor's Summer Jobs Campaign Kickoff, PIC Chair Ken Montgomery welcomed Mayor Kim Janey and Superintendent Brenda Cassellius, both of whom emphasized the importance of summer jobs and internships for our city’s high school students and their families.

The 3D Printing Internship Experience at ABCorp

Over the summer, Eric is helping ABCorp’s 3D Printing team manufacture a range of products from robotics parts to personal protective equipment.

PIC Interns Serve as Teaching Assistants

The state Department of Elementary and Secondary Education launched the High School Senior Internship in Education Program in January. Several regional MassHire Workforce Boards, including the PIC, were granted student wage funding to employ high school seniors as teaching assistant interns and in other school support positions.
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