News from the PIC
The PIC has had a robust partnership with Starbucks for nearly two years, resulting in the company hiring more than 70 PIC-coached students.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Working at WS Development for the summer helped Claudio develop career aspirations and begin to envision himself actually attaining them.
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.
Working with Yvonne Howard, senior risk consultant, and the rest of her team, Kiara performed risk analysis on new projects and initiatives at BCBSMA.
Operators of Boston's comprehensive career centers and new career center access points have been selected through an open and competitive procurement process.
“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.