2017 Annual Meeting
Join us as we bring together our community of collaborators to celebrate the work we've accomplished together this year.
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Linking the classroom to the workplace
The PIC engages employers to make the workplace a learning place, providing Boston public high school students with jobs and internships in professional environments.
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College completion and career connections
The PIC supports BPS graduates in community college as part of Success Boston, focusing on improving completion rates and putting students on the path to rewarding careers.
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Re-engaging those who have fallen behind
The PIC ensures no young person is left behind by re-enrolling high school dropouts in the BPS and helping them get back on track to graduation.
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Creating opportunity and driving innovation
The PIC charters Boston's one-stop career centers, providing effective ways for employers to identify motivated job seekers who can meet specific needs.
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September 13, 2017
In Review: 2017 Summer Jobs Program
This summer, students worked at local employers in a variety of sectors, gaining industry-specific knowledge and skills like communication, time management, and professional etiquette that they will carry with them through college to early career. ... READ MORE
September 12, 2017
New Postsecondary Initiatives
As one of nine Success Boston coaching organizations, the PIC employs six postsecondary coaches who help students make their way through college toward graduation and a successful career.... READ MORE
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Sep
27
3:00pm - 2017 Annual Meeting
Please join us for our 2017 Annual Meeting on Wednesday, September 27, featuring Mayor Martin J. Walsh and Superintendent Tommy Chang.... READ MORE
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SCHOOL-TO-CAREER BY THE NUMBERS
3,723
summer jobs for PIC students
192
employers hired a
student directly through
the PIC this summer
146 employers hosted
850
students on Job Shadow Day
OPPORTUNITY YOUTH BY THE NUMBERS
309
Opportunity Youth received career services at the Connection Center
2,547
dropouts re-enrolled since 2006
Annual dropout rate
4.4%
down from 9.4% in 2005-06
POSTSECONDARY SUCCESS BY THE NUMBERS
51.3%
of first time college enrollees from the BPS Class of 2009 graduated by 2015
1,314
college graduates from the BPS Class of 2009, a 79% increase compared to the Class of 2000
108
PIC-coached BPS graduates have earned a college degree since the launch of Success Boston
CAREER CENTERS BY THE NUMBERS
15,661
job seekers served at Boston career centers
456
job fairs and recruitment events
229
employers new to the career centers this year
INDUSTRY NETWORKS BY THE NUMBERS
21
Boston-area healthcare employers participate in the Healthcare Careers Consortium
516
SCILS participants in training programs and internships over 4 years
578
Boston public high school students in STEM internships