March 10, 2017

2017 Job Shadow Day

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. Participating employers ranged from large healthcare organizations to small tech startups, allowing students to see diverse workplace environments. 

Job Shadow Day provides an excellent opportunity for employers to connect with the community, meet the future workforce, and help students appreciate the connection between academic performance and career attainment. It also gives students the chance to connect with professionals and begin to picture the possibilities for future career pathways.

2017 Job Shadow Hosts:
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterBoston Children's HospitalBoston Properties
Branching Out - The National Parks ServiceCBRE/New EnglandCity of Boston - Office of Innovation & Technology
Conn KavanaughDana-Farber Cancer InstituteDong Energy
EllenzweigEversourceBrigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital
Federal Reserve Bank of BostonFidelity InvestmentsFoley Hoag
General ElectricSanofi GenzymeHarvard University
IBMLiberty Mutual InsuranceMass DOT
Roxbury Innovation CenterSAPStarbucks
State Street CorporationVertex Pharmaceuticals

Explore the conversations around Job Shadow Day by checking out our Twitter Moment.

Interested in helping high school students gain in-depth workplace experience? Consider hiring for summer internships!

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