News from the PIC
Local and national resources for students and families facing financial and economic instability as a result of the COVID19 pandemic. This page will be continually updated.
The summer of 2020 was truly a summer like no other. COVID-19 disrupted every part of our lives, and the Mayor's Summer Job Campaign was no exception.
Join the Boston STEM Network and the Boston Private Industry Council (PIC) for a series of events celebrating the Massachusetts STEM Week theme, “See Yourself In STEM!”
Together, we must engage in difficult conversations, examine our own role in perpetuating inequity, and speaking out against injustice whenever we see it. We owe it to our students, to our community, to our staff, and to our supporters.
Consistent with guidance from local, state, and federal health officials, PIC offices will be closed at least through Friday, March 27. In the interim, PIC staff will be reaching out to the students, young adults, employers and other partners to offer support.
The Boston Opportunity Youth Collaborative (OYC) has been awarded a grant from the Aspen Institute Forum for Community Solutions to reduce the number of students, particularly young men of color, who get disconnected from high school or community college.
We were honored to gather with our cross-sector partners at the PIC 2019 Annual Meeting to celebrate the impact we made together this year.
On Tuesday, May 21, 2019, the Boston Opportunity Youth Collaborative (OYC) brought together 150 community partners to learn about the new Career Pathways for Boston’s Opportunity Youth report, produced by the Rennie Center for Education Research and Policy.
Liz Bernabel is currently interning at the PIC with our Employer Engagement team. Read about her work experience and her advice for aspiring interns.