Career Opportunities


Check out PENCIL career opportunities and join a team of professionals working to open doors for New York City public school students and connect them with the business community.

We pride ourselves on cultivating a culture of excellence. Named in the top 50 Best Non Profit Organizations To Work For by The NonProfit Times (April 2013), PENCIL offers rewarding job opportunities, professional development, and a generous benefits package. Take a look at the career opportunities available at PENCIL.

Senior Program Manager (Internship Programs)

PENCIL is seeking to hire a Senior Program Manager’s (SPM) whose primary responsibility will be to drive the ongoing improvement and growth of the PENCIL Internship Program.  This full time position will serve as a project manager to develop, facilitate and ensure the quality implementation of programs that connect New York City public schools students with the business community. The ideal candidate will have a background in public education and/or workforce development with strong communication, relationship management, and project management skills. The SPM will play a leadership role in PENCIL’s existing internship programs and will be responsible for additional projects as PENCIL’s internship model is replicated and scaled through additional partnerships. The SPM will report to the Senior Program Officer.

Senior Program Manager

PENCIL is seeking to hire a Senior Program Manager (SPM) whose primary responsibility will be to drive the ongoing improvement and growth of the PENCIL College and Career Readiness portfolio.  This full time position will serve as a project manager to develop, facilitate and ensure the quality implementation of programs that connect New York City public schools and their students with the business community. The ideal candidate will have a background in public education with strong facilitation, relationship management, and project management skills. The SPM will manage a network of PENCIL Partnerships, and will be responsible for additional projects to enhance the scope of PENCIL’s work and maximize the impact of PENCIL programs. The role requires a significant amount of time spent out in “the field” visiting schools and business offices across the city. The Senior Program Manager will report to the Vice President Programs/Chief Program Officer.

Part-Time Internship Program Coordinators (June-August)

PENCIL is seeking enthusiastic graduate students to serve as part-time Internship Program Coordinators from January through August to support PENCIL’s work with the New York City Ladders for Leaders Program — a key component of the organization’s College and Career Readiness programming.