School Vacation Week Virtual Bootcamps 2021


This year, the PIC and our partners organized skill-building vacation-week bootcamps for Boston Public Schools high school students. Over their February and April vacations, more than a hundred students participated in seven 3- and 4-day virtual courses.

The PIC’s partners stepped up to provide exciting courses that would engage students while building skills. The bootcamps provided students with an opportunity to build new skills and learn from and network with industry professionals.

Bootcamps included:

  • Architecture/Design Thinking
  • Computer Science
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Science
  • Designing Tiny Homes as a Solution for Homelessness
  • Using Microsoft Office Software

In addition, students received a stipend for participating and priority access to summer jobs and internships.

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