News from the PIC
Operators of Boston's comprehensive career centers and new career center access points have been selected through an open and competitive procurement process.
When the final bell signals the close of the 2016-17 school year, summer jobs will ensure that students' career development education continues.
The goal is to prepare more Boston residents to fill a growing number of jobs that require at least mid-level education or training—jobs that employers are finding it increasingly challenging to fill.
The convening offered a space to collectively reflect on how far Boston has come and think about where the city is heading in terms of re-engaging disconnected youth.
On May 22, the PIC joined representatives from JPMorgan Chase & Co. at Brigham and Women's Hopsital (BWH) for a round-table discussion of the company's recent $17 million investment in youth employment programs nationwide.
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.
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.
On March 10, the PIC hosted its 22nd annual citywide Job Shadow Day. More than 400 Boston public high school students were hosted by 26 local employers who gave them a firsthand look at a wide variety of careers.
Leaders in business, workforce development, and education gathered today to explore strategies to diversify tech talent and increase access to well-paying IT/tech careers.
On Tuesday, February 28, Representative Nick Collins of South Boston hosted a legislative briefing at the State House to discuss how to increase private sector jobs and internships for public high school students in Boston and across the state.