Posts Categorized: Summer Jobs

Mark Your Calendars: Casino Night for Summer Jobs

Don’t miss the chance to show off your poker skills and support a good cause at the Boston Bar Foundation’s Casino Night on March 12th. The offices of the BBA will be transformed into a two-story casino, complete with real game tables, professional dealers, a silent auction, live entertainment, and complimentary refreshments. More importantly, the… Read more »

Sign Up for Job Shadow Day

Can you spare half a day for the next generation? Once again, the Boston Private Industry Council (PIC), one of our partners for the BBA Summer Jobs Program, is gearing up for its annual Job Shadow Day. With nearly 1,000 Boston public high school students participating each year, Job Shadow Day is a great place for… Read more »

Summer Jobs Lessons Applied to Real Life

Our regular readers have heard us brag about our amazing Summer Jobs students all summer long. However, it’s always a wonderful to hear how our students are applying their summer experiences once they’re back at school. We received an email from Rose Delorme, the PIC Career Specialist at Boston Latin School, who shared a story… Read more »

A Year in Photos: BBA Public Service

The BBA had another year full of public service. For a look back at our members’ work in the community, take a look at the photos below:  

BBA Summer Jobs Program Takes Off

The BBA Summer Jobs Program is off to an impressive start with 36 student positions secured to date. To put this number in perspective, we found positions for 64 Boston high school students this past summer, which means we are well on our way to securing even more jobs for Boston teens this summer. Just a reminder—the… Read more »

BBA Summer Jobs All-Stars Named 2014 PIC Achievers

If you’ve seen the 2014 BBA Public Service Report, you’re familiar with BBA Summer Jobs Intern Olivier Tingue and Employer Matt McTygue (Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP). We’re not the only ones who think this dynamic duo is pretty fantastic. The Boston Private Industry Council recently named Olivier and Matt 2014 PIC Achievers at their recent… Read more »

Mayor Thomas Menino – A Stalwart Supporter of Summer Jobs

We were deeply saddened to hear of Mayor Menino’s passing last week. As many of our readers know, Mayor Menino has played a central role in our Summer Jobs Program since its inception more the 20 years ago. Under his citywide Summer Jobs Initiative, the BBA created the Summer Jobs Program in 1993 in collaboration… Read more »

BBA Thanks Summer Jobs Volunteers

We hope you’ve enjoyed following along with the BBA Summer Jobs students this summer as they learned about legal careers and gained on-the-job experience. As you know, one of the hallmarks of the BBA Summer Jobs Program is the weekly enrichment seminars. This summer, students had the opportunity to participate in a mock City Council… Read more »

Playing Paparazzi – Summer Jobs Snapshots

If you’ve been reading BBA Week this summer, you’re familiar with our “Summer Jobs Snapshots,” weekly features offering both an in-depth and on-site look into what the BBA Summer Jobs students were up to this summer. If you’ve been too busy enjoying summer to catch up with our students, not a problem – we compiled… Read more »

Employers Give Summer Jobs Students Social Media Sendoff

We’re not the only ones who miss our BBA Summer Jobs students. Firms and law offices took to social media to express thanks and well-wishes to their departing students on Twitter. It’s easy to understand why – students were energetic, friendly, and eager to learn and help with a range of tasks in the office,… Read more »