News from the PIC

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.

School Vacation Week Virtual Bootcamps 2021

This year, the PIC and our partners organized skill-building vacation-week bootcamps for Boston Public Schools high school students. Over their February and April vacations, more than a hundred students participated in seven 3- and 4-day virtual courses.

The PIC Stands in Solidarity

Together, we must engage in difficult conversations, examine our own role in perpetuating inequity, and speaking out against injustice whenever we see it. We owe it to our students, to our community, to our staff, and to our supporters.

UPDATED: What We Are Doing to Keep Our Community Connected Re: COVID-19

Consistent with guidance from local, state, and federal health officials, PIC offices will be closed at least through Friday, March 27. In the interim, PIC staff will be reaching out to the students, young adults, employers and other partners to offer support.

Boston Opportunity Youth Collaborative Receives Funding for Data Tracking of At-Risk Students

The Boston Opportunity Youth Collaborative (OYC) has been awarded a grant from the Aspen Institute Forum for Community Solutions to reduce the number of students, particularly young men of color, who get disconnected from high school or community college.

Boston PIC 2019 Annual Meeting

We were honored to gather with our cross-sector partners at the PIC 2019 Annual Meeting​ to celebrate the impact we made together this year.

Career Pathways for Boston's Opportunity Youth

On Tuesday, May 21, 2019, the Boston Opportunity Youth Collaborative (OYC) brought together 150 community partners to learn about the new Career Pathways for Boston’s Opportunity Youth report, produced by the Rennie Center for Education Research and Policy.
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