News from the PIC

Oni Onwuka: Finding a path through college with Starbucks

The PIC has had a robust partnership with Starbucks for nearly two years, resulting in the company hiring more than 70 PIC-coached students.

Build the Future: Alternative Pathways

On October 11, Education Nation hosted the Build the Future town hall in Boston, where community leaders discussed the challenges facing young people after high school and strategies to ensure their success.

Boston PIC 2017 Annual Meeting

We were honored to gather with our cross-sector partners at the PIC 2017 Annual Meeting​ to celebrate the impact we made together this year.

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.

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.

Claudio: Building career aspirations at WS Development

Working at WS Development for the summer helped Claudio develop career aspirations and begin to envision himself actually attaining them.

Simon: Plugging into the IT field at Appalachian Mountain Club

While best known for connecting people to the outdoors, the AMC helped one PIC high school student view a different type of landscape: information technology.

Kiara: Risk analysis at Blue Cross Blue Shield MA

Working with Yvonne Howard, senior risk consultant, and the rest of her team, Kiara performed risk analysis on new projects and initiatives at BCBSMA.

Boston Career Center Operators Selected

Operators of Boston's comprehensive career centers and new career center access points have been selected through an open and competitive procurement process.

Julian: Growing a new skillset at the Arnold Arboretum

“I think it’s important to be willing to learn. At first, I was apprehensive and I really didn’t know what to expect from this summer, but I ended up learning a lot about an area that was completely new to me,” says Julian.
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