Career Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in PENCIL career opportunities!

We hope you’ll consider joining a team of passionate professionals working to connect students to success across New York City.

New York City schools are filled with students who have potential and ambition to go far and we envision a city filled with students whose opportunities match their ambitions. Since 1995, PENCIL has played a critical role in bringing together business professionals, educators, and students to open minds, open eyes, and open doors. PENCIL makes it easy for business professionals, educators and students to work together—in schools and the workplace. Our hands-on programs, including in-school partnerships, mentoring, internships, and immersive experiences like Principal for a Day®, create targeted opportunities to make a real difference in the classroom and beyond.

PENCIL is committed to creating a workplace that respects and values diversity, and to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We strongly encourage candidates who represent the communities we serve to apply. PENCIL is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will make employment decisions without unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

PENCIL is currently seeking candidates for an Associate Director of Programs, who will serve as the team lead for College and Career Readiness programs.  


Email a cover letter and resume to with the subject line: “AD of Programs”.  Please include how you heard about the position for our tracking purposes. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Thank you for considering employment with PENCIL.