Boston PIC

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The Boston Private Industry Council

About Us

For more than 40 years, the PIC has worked at the intersection of business and community interests to connect Boston residents to promising career pathways, while creating a diverse talent pipeline for local employers. Our work is grounded in the belief that meaningful employment changes lives, lifts people out of poverty, and strengthens the local economy. We partner with the Boston Public Schools to connect school to career and with leading institutions and employers to promote equitable practices.

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Corporate Partners

Program Spotlight: High School Summer Internships


Opportunity Youth in Boston

The PIC is excited to be hosting Aspen Institute’s annual Opportunity Youth Forum in Boston this May. In advance of the meeting, we’re pleased to share the city’s Opportunity Youth Common Measures, the culmination of four years of Data for Impact grant. The Data for Impact grant was funded by the Ballmer Foundation.

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PIC Profiles


This internship has been very impactful for me because I was able to pick up so much experience about possible career choices.

- Arthur Le

Each year, Boston-based architecture firms work in partnership with the Boston Private Industry Council (PIC) and Boston Public…

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Being an intern here has shown me what it’s like to work in healthcare and allowed me to build character and skills under the support and guidance of great mentors.

- Ana Heredia

Boston is home to some of the nation’s best physicians and hospitals, making the city a longtime leader…

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I feel very privileged because I know older generations of people of color didn't have these opportunities when they were growing up. They didn’t have easy access to STEM careers because they were minorities.

- Najma Abdi

The City of Boston is home to a thriving biotechnology industry, hosting a number of biotech companies, ranging…

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I’m grateful for this opportunity with ADI and to work with the team here! It gave me a feel of what it’s like to work in a professional setting.

- Ayman Blanco

“When students enter an internship program, they may have a preconceived notion of what a career is, but…

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