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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April 24, 2017
Request for Proposals: One-Stop Career Center Access Points
In coordination with the Mayor's Office of Workforce Development, the PIC is issuing an RFP to select one or more organizations to operate One-Stop Career Center Access Points.... READ MORE
March 22, 2017
Mayor’s Summer Jobs Program Private Sector Engagement Reception
​On March 22, the PIC collaborated with Bank of America and the City of Boston to host the Mayor’s Summer Jobs Program Private Sector Engagement Reception.... 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